Salutes & Awards

January 9, 2019
 

ACC highlights Air Force Outstanding Unit Award winners

The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. James M. Holmes, commander, recently announced the ACC winners of the 2018 ACC Air Force Outstanding Unit award and Air Force Organizational Excellence award:

Air Force Outstanding Unit award winners:

  • 12th Air Force, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., June 1, 2017–May 31, 2018
  • 319th Air Base Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017–May 31, 2018
  • 633rd Air Base Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • 99th Air Base Wing, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • 461st Air Control Wing, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • 480 ISR Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • 93d Air Ground Operations Wing, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • 823d RED HORSE Squadron, Hurlburt Field Air Force Base, Fla., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • 335th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018

Air Force Organizational Excellence Award Winners:

  • Acquisitions Management and Integration Center, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • Air Combat Command Detachment 4, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018
  • Air Combat Command Training Support Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018



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