Salutes & Awards

April 3, 2014

Diamond Sharp April 4, 2014

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Staff Sgt. Wesley Shumard

Name/Squadron: Staff Sgt. Wesley Shumard

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Jason Maberry

Duty title: Assistant NCOIC of the Student Flight

When joined the AF: June 2009

Hometown: Norman, OK

Hobbies: Restoring older vehicles

Selection Reasons: Staff Sgt. Shumard has recently earned 10 credit hours and was awarded both the Aviation Maintenance Technology & Aviation Ops CCAFs. He is a supporter of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Arizona and has helped raise $1000 for that cause. In recent times, he has led flight members in the base retreat detail for the Wing. Sergeant Shumard participated in DMAFB emergency response exercise that increased the base’s overall emergency response readiness.




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