Salutes & Awards

November 16, 2012

412th TW Announces third quarter award winners

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Laura Mowry
Staff writer
Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner
Members of the Global Reach Airdrop Team of the 418th Flight Test Squadron pose for a photo at the Base Theater during the 412th Test Wing 3rd Quarter Awards Ceremony Nov. 8. They won the Team Catergory of this past quarter's recognition. Awards were handed out in 15 categories.

Team Edwards gathered to celebrate the many accomplishments of third quarter award winners at the base theater Nov. 8, where Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander presented awards in 15 categories during the football-themed ceremony.

Recognized for their outstanding performance throughout the quarter, award winners were selected from more than 9,000 personnel who work for the 412th TW. Brewer reminded attendees what an extraordinary accomplishment it is to be nominated at the wing level.
“This is a particularly remarkable achievement when you compete at the wing level, with more than 9,000 people. To win a quarterly award with that size of a group and to even be nominated is a remarkable achievement,” Brewer said.

Brewer congratulated both award winners and those nominated at the wing level, and reminded everyone flight test is a team sport that requires the collaborate efforts of everyone, including the Wing Staff Agencies, Test Management Group, Medical Group, Mission Support Group and others to make it all possible.

“Congratulations to the nominees and award winners; you certainly got here through your efforts as well as those sitting around you, because this truly is a team sport. You look at how successful we are in accomplishing the mission and it happens because we all work together,” said Brewer.

Team Edwards congratulates the following third quarter award winners:

Company Grade Officer of the Quarter
Capt. Andrew Anderson, 419th Flight Test Squadron

Airman of the Quarter
Airman 1st Class Samantha Couch, 412th Force Support Squadron

Non Commissioned Officer of the Quarter
Tech. Sgt. Brandy Collins, 412th Security Forces Squadron

Senior Non Commissioned Officer of the Quarter
Master Sgt. Christopher Roach, 412th Security Forces Squadron

Supervision/Management Category
Thomas Raphael, 412th Operations Support Squadron

Scientific/Engineering Category
J.P. Deckert, 412th Electronic Warfare Group

Technician Category
Jason Garrett, 412th Test Wing

Trades & Labor Category
Scott MacDonald, 412th Test Wing

Secretarial/Clerical Category
Sue Green, 412th Security Forces Squadron

Staff/Specialist/Analyst Category
Jacque Konstan, 412th Test Engineering Group

Staff/Specialist/Analyst Category – Project Management
David Fedors, 418th Flight Test Squadron

Team Category
Global Reach Airdrop Team, 418th Flight Test Squadron

Technical Paper Excellence
Global Reach Combined Test Force, 418th Flight Test Squadron

Honor Guard
Tech. Sgt. Oscar Lopez, 412th Force Support Squadron

Volunteer
Mark Detka, 412th Force Support Squadron




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