Salutes & Awards

May 24, 2013

Diamond Sharp

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Name/Squadron: Senior Airman Josiah Gevry / 25 OWS, Bravo Flight
First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Marc Miller
Duty Title: Shift Supervisor
When joined the Air Force: Aug. 24, 2010
Hometown: Killingly, Connecticut
Hobbies: Cross Fit, Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Selection Reasons: Senior Airman Gevry was hand-selected for Shift Supervisor. He leads a five person team in charge of weather support for 28 DoD locations with assets valued in excess of $20 billion dollars. Gevry is actively pursuing his CCAF degree. He has completed 12 credit hours towards his degree by passing CLEP’s in Management, Math, and English. SrA Gevry is a squadron PTL and leads the majority of the PT sessions for his flight. He has personally devoted over 20 hours to train 3 fellow Airmen who had failed their PT test. His devotion resulted in a 100% pass rate for those previously failing Airmen. Gevry is also involved in the community volunteering at a local food bank, adopt a street, Airmen’s Attic, and countless Squadron fundraisers. He has been lauded by leadership for the events he has lead at the squadron such as several squadron Olympic events and a flight pot-luck luncheon. Gevry does an excellent job both in and outside of work while never asking for recognition.

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Name/Squadron: Airman 1st Class Matthew Ruoss / 355 CMS
First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. Hector Herrera
Duty Title: Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) Apprentice
When joined the Air Force: Dec. 27, 2011
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Hobbies: Foosball, Working Out, Football, Watching Movies
Selection reasons: Airman 1st Class Ruoss has been a valuable asset as a Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment Technician. He has excelled in his upgrade training and CDCs. He recently completed his end of course examination and scored an impeccable 90% earning recognition from the Squadron CC and Group CC. He used his newly acquired knowledge to assist a senior technician with troubleshooting and repair of a highly utilized decade resistance standard. His technical ability helped save the Air Force from replacing a $25,000 asset. He also sets the example in physical fitness scoring an amazing 97.4% on his last official PT test.

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Name/Squadron: Airman 1st Class Peter Horveath / 355 CMS/MXMD
First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Jennifer Wampler
Duty Title: Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Apprentice
When joined the Air Force: Dec. 27, 2011
Hometown: Bellingham, Washington
Hobbies: Working out, rock climbing, biking, hiking, swimming.
Selection Reasons: He has excelled in his upgrade training and CDCs. He scored an outstanding 88% on his first end-of-course examination, and is preparing to take his second test. He is also 97% complete with all upgrade tasks in only seven and a half months of upgrade time. Horveath attended a Silver Bullets writing course and a Standards and Discipline course. He also sets the example in physical fitness scoring an amazing 96.8% on his last official PT test. Horveath troubleshot and repaired a faulty component on a wheel load scale used to weigh and balance cargo. He demonstrated the technical ability of a seasoned 7-level saving the Air Force $1300 in replacement costs. Horveath has also stepped out of his primary duty as a member of the CMS Quick Fix Team. During the last Bushwacker Exercise, Horveath assisted in processing 22 tons of cargo ensuring a successful operational readiness exercise. Horveath is the living embodiment of the “Sharp Troop” and should be highly considered for the Diamond Sharp Award.




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