Salutes & Awards

September 27, 2012

Diamond Sharp September 2012

Staff Sgt. Asia Cook, 755th AMXS

Staff Sgt. Asia Cook, 755th AMXS

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Chris Blue

Duty Title: Debrief NCOIC

When joined the AF: Aug. 9, 2005

Hometown:  Moreno Valley, California / Atlanta, Georgia

Hobbies: Crafts, skydiving, football, and modeling.

Selection Reasons:  Sergeant Asia Cook is the NCOIC of debrief and responsible for maintenance data reporting for 12 EC-130ís valued at $65 billion dollars. Sergeant Cook is the Vice President of the Squadron Booster Club and a PTL. She is also an active student whose career ambition is to achieve the rank of Chief Master Sergeant.

Airman 1st Class Tevin Brown, 355th Contracting Squadron

Airman 1st Class Tevin Brown, 355th Contracting Squadron

First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Angermeier

Duty Title: Commodities Contract Administrator

When joined the AF:  Jul. 26, 2011

Hometown:  Killeen, TX

Hobbies:  Football, track, fitness, and cars.

Selection Reasons:  With less than a year of experience, Airman Brown has already displayed outstanding business acumen and contracting initiative making him one of the most valued members of his team.  He has been lauded by his team lead as one of her ‘go to’ administrators.

Airman Brown consistently demonstrates a high level of professionalism, often going above-and-beyond his required duties to support customers, contractors and the community.

 

Airman 1st Class Deiron Armstead, 355th Security Forces Squadron

Airman 1st Class Deiron Armstead, 355th Security Forces Squadron

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Scott Ragnone

Duty Title: Security Response Team Leader

When joined the AF: June 13, 2010

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC

Hobbies: Football, working-out, writing music, playing piano, and mountain climbing.

Selection Reasons:  Recently dispatched to suspicious package incident and established cordon/evacuated personnel with no loss of life or assets. Airman Armstead also dispatched to a barricaded suspect, averting any possible threat to base populous and resolving the situation. Airman Armstead regularly volunteers with Airmen Against Drunk Driving and the USO. Totally engaged professional!




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479 selected for top enlisted rank

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Turkey Bowl

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DoD

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