Salutes & Awards

April 12, 2013

Diamond Sharp – April 12, 2013

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Name/Squadron: Airman 1st Class Cox, Joshua /355 AMXS

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Shulski

Duty title: A-10 Assistant Dedicated Crew Chief

When joined the AF: Jan. 3, 2012

Hometown: Dayton, Ohio

Hobbies: Basketball, Paintball

Selection reasons: Airman Cox was hand selected as the assistant dedicated crew chief on the Wing Flagship. Meticulous maintenance practices have contributed to his assigned aircraft flying 13 code 1 sorties in February 13. Additionally the aircraft FMC rate was 95.7% well above ACC standard 76%. He was recently selected to represent Davis-Monthan AFB and the United States Air Force as the newest member of the base honor guard team. A1C Cox expedited his upgrade training and OJT to ensure he would meet the eligibility requirements.




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