Salutes & Awards

May 24, 2013

Lancaster Rotarians honor Edwards active duty annual awardees

The Rotary Club of Lancaster West wanted to recognize the 412th Test Wing’s active duty annual award winners. The awardees along with their supervisors and family were invited to the Hellenic Center in Lancaster, Calif., for a complimentary lunch and award presentation. From left: First Sergeant William Russell, 412th Mission Support Group; Master Sgt. Nichelle Jackson, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron; Senior Airman Jennifer Andrade, 412th Medical Operations Squadron; Tech. Sgt. Daniel Magas, 412th Security Forces Squadron; and (front) Asher Anderson, son of Capt. Andrew Anderson, 419th Flight Test Squadron.

LANCASTER, Calif. - Five active duty Airmen from Edwards were honored at a special event May 20, 2013.

The Rotary Club of Lancaster-West invited 412th Test Wing’s active duty annual award winners to the Hellenic Center where they were treated with lunch and presented a plaque and gift cards for their achievements.

Families of the Airmen, along with their supervisors were invited to the luncheon.  Each Airmen was introduced by their supervisors who explained why they were selected as the 412th TW’s annual award winners in their perspective categories.

Invited were:

Airman of the Year - Senior Airman Jennifer Andrade, 412th Medical Operations Squadron

Noncommissioned Officer of the Year – Tech. Sgt. Daniel Magas, 412th Security Forces Squadron

Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year – Master Sgt. Nichelle Jackson, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

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

First Sergeant of the Year – Master Sgt. William Russell, 412th Mission Support Group

 

Members of the Rotary Club said they like to take time once or twice a year to recognize local servicemembers who are defending the nation.

According to the Rotary International website, the organization has 1.2 million members that have a commitment to “Service Above Self.”

In more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, Rotarians volunteer in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio.

 

Chief Master Sgt. Darrell Shelton, 412th Security Forces Squadron, introduces Master Sgt. William Russell who was selected as the 412th Test Wing’s First Sergeant of the Year. Active duty 412th TW annual awardees along with supervisors and family were invited to the Hellenic Center in Lancaster, Calif., to be honored by the Rotary Club of Lancaster West.




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