Salutes & Awards

October 10, 2013

Diamond Sharp October 11, 2013

Name/Squadron: Airman 1st Class Richard Marshall / 755 AMXS

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Brian Young

Duty Title:   Electrical Environmental Apprentice

When joined the AF: Oct. 10, 2012

Hometown:  Orlando, Fla.

Hobbies: Martial Arts, Reading, Watching Documentaries, & Riding Motorcycle

Selection Reasons:

Airman 1st Class Brian Marshall has distinguished himself both as a basic training and tech school honor graduate by always putting the needs of others above his own. He participated in the 364th Training Squadron Texoma’s Hellacious Obstacle Run, a charity event benefitting women’s refuge and local first responders that raised $50K in donations. He was the only Airman coined by the 755 AMXS/CC during the last dorm inspection covering 65% of all dorm residents. Airman Marshall has shown extremely high attention to detail not only in his dorm but also in his work center. He had a Fit Test score of 94% and is also a designated driver.




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