Sgt. Krissen Mulyawan of Moberly, MO is an 88M Heavy Wheeled Vehicle Operator with the 428th Transportation Company.
He first enlisted 15 April 2005 to experience new things.
He deployed to Kuwait in 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
While on a nighttime convoy transporting an M-1A2 Abrams tank, Sgt. Mulyawan noticed sparks coming from the third axle of his Heavy Equipment Transport. Fearing a fire, he dismounted and inspected the vehicle. To his surpise, he found one of the tires completely missing.
Apart from the military, he is a substitute teacher and full time student at Columbia College. He holds an associates degree in accounting, and is working towards bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance.