Salutes & Awards

March 29, 2012

Diamond Sharp

Tech. Sgt. Rachel Lemoine, 42 ECS

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. James Goley

Duty Title: EC-130H Flight Engineer Student

When joined the Air Force: February 2001

Hometown: Bloomington, Indiana

Hobbies: Baking, camping, watching movies, reading books, and shooting guns

Selection Reasons: Currently as a full-time student, Sergeant Lemoine volunteered to manage squadron recalls for all ORE’s and the ORI which involved arriving in the workcenter at 4 a.m. She overcame a significant back injury to get back on flying-status and completed all of her training while keeping a stellar attitude. Additionally, Sergeant Lemoine stepped up in many First Sergeant roles in the temporary absence of the diamond wearer and mentored junior Airmen.

 

Airman 1st Class Nathan Stephenson, 612 AOC

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Charlene Vance

Duty Title: Personnel Recovery Control Center (PRCC) Controller

When joined the Air Force: May 2011

Hometown: Bryson, TX

Hobbies: Extreme action sports. Freestyle wood skiing, motocross, road racing street bikes (on a controlled  track). He also enjoys hunting and does sports video editing.

Selection Reasons: -  Airman Stephenson has been a hard charger since arriving at Davis-Monthan. He scored an average of 98% on Mission Qualification, AOC school, Career Development Course and USSOUTHCOM Familiarization Course tests respectively. He has been appointed to the position of PRCC website manager, blood chit manager, EVC manager, and equipment custodian in which he is responsible for $150,000 in equipment. All of these positions have previously been appointed to an NCO, yet he has performed flawlessly as an Airman. Airman Stephenson is self-motivated and goes out of his way to seek information and improve his knowledge/skills.

-  Airman Stephenson consistently supports the community. He volunteered 60 hours coaching a team of 12 children for the D-M youth center league. He contributed 8 hours to the 12 AF Outstanding Performers of the Year fundraising committee. His actions raised $3,000 to off-set travel expenses for 7 award winners. Airman Stephenson is the division representative and the ways and means chair for the AOC booster club. He single-handedly raised $100 of the $340 total earned during the last booster club fundraiser. He also participated in an Army golf tournament which raised $1,143.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

2014 Air Force safety awards announced, D-M a big winner

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFNS) — Air Force Chief of Safety Maj. Gen. Kurt F. Neubauer recently announced the recipients of the Secretary of the Air Force, Chief of Staff and Chief of Safety Awards for 2014. The 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base earned the “Air Force Chief of Safety Outstanding...
 
 
DiamondSharp_pict

Diamond Sharp February 13, 2015

Name/Squadron: Staff Sgt. Ayla Angulo / 355 FSS First Sergeant:  Master Sgt. Dierdre Mister Duty Title: Plans & Readiness NCO/ Unit Security Manager When joined the AF: January 4, 2011 Hometown: Wyanete, IL Hobbies: Outdoo...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bobby Cummings

Female U-2 pilot blazes trail through society and space

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly amongst the stars? Have you ever stared into the night sky hoping to catch a glimpse of a shooting star? Could you imagine flying 70,000...
 

 

Diamond Sharp January 30, 2015

Staff Sgt. Amber L. Todd/12 AF Name/Squadron:  Staff Sgt. Amber L. Todd/12 AF First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. Walter W. Fortenberry Duty Title: CSS Technician When joined the AF: April 25, 2006 Hometown: Tucson, AZ Hobbies:  Spending time with the family, outdoors, Sports (Miami Dolphins) Selection Reasons: Staff Sgt. Todd trained 12 unit program coordinators,...
 
 

D-M celebrates the Biomedical Science Corps 50th anniversary

The Biomedical Science Corps is preparing to kick off a weeklong celebration for their 50th anniversary. The BSC encompasses 15 Air Force Specialty Codes, ten of which are at D-M to include bioenvironmental engineering, public health, physical therapy, and the pharmacy. “We have so many awesome people doing so many different things,” said Capt. Katherine...
 
 
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Grace Lee)

Pilot saves six Marines, earns Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — It was October 2008 in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. A Marine had been shot twice in the arm, another in the helmet and the Marine Special Operations Team had three of their w...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin