Salutes & Awards

March 7, 2013

D-M Airmen selected to senior master sgt.

355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Twenty-six Desert Lightning Team Airmen received notification of their selection to the second highest enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force, senior master sergeant.

Please congratulate the following DLT members:

Master Sgt. Beth Blecha, 42nd Electronic Combat Squadron

Master Sgt. Natalie Brockman, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Donnie Brown, 12th Air Force

Master Sgt. James Cassaday, 355th Maintenance Group

Master Sgt. Edgard Castillo, 355th Force Support Squadron

Master Sgt. Aaron Cooper, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Keric Craig, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Walter Fortenberry, 355th Component Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Jose Gonzalez, 12th Air Force

Master Sgt. Thomas Grandstaff, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Arick Gray, 355th Maintenance Group

Master Sgt. Dee Gullickson, 612th Air Base

Master Sgt. Adolfo Hernandez, 355th Component Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Richard Majarian, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Juan Mederos, 355th Communications Squadron

Master Sgt. Earl Mitchell, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Jerry Mitchell, 612th Air Communications Squadron

Master Sgt. Joshua Paul, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron

Master Sgt. Dustin Prowell, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron

Master Sgt. Scott Ragnone, 355th Security Forces Squadron

Master Sgt. Lee Rawlette, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Brian Richards, 612th Air and Space Operations Center

Master Sgt. Damon Schweiger, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Joseph Veneziale, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. Eddie Walton, 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron

Master Sgt. Jennifer Wampler, 612th Air and Space Operations Center

This year’s selectees were among the only 10.65 percent of eligible Airmen selected for promotion to the enlisted forces second highest rank.

“This is truly a select group of individuals,” said Col. Kevin Blanchard, 355th Fighter Wing commander. “Please take the time to thank each of them for their service thus far and congratulate them on the further trust the U.S. Air Force has placed in them.”




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