Salutes & Awards

June 7, 2013

Edwards NCO flexes way to title

muscles
Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., commander, , presents Staff Sgt. Joshua Suttle, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, with the first place trophy in the Armed Forces Middle Weight division at the Muscle Beach International Classic and Armed Forces Championship May 27. The annual event is held every Memorial Day at Venice Beach, Calif. Suttle is a member of the Blue Eagles Honor Guard and is an F-35 maintainer.

“I have been training for about six years but this was my first competition,” said Suttle. “My desire to constantly improve upon myself is my motivation to compete. I like that bodybuilding is one of the few things in life where the result is a direct reflection of the hard work you put into it; you cannot blame another person or any external forces if you fail and it creates humility and teaches you to look at yourself honestly.”

Suttle added that it felt “awesome” to win because it’s something to show for the four months of “brutal” dieting that led up to the competition.

 




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara

Edwards heroes save coworker’s life

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Left to right: Moses Zamora, Neil Edwards, Robin “Bubba” Hairston, and Derrick Shannon are heavy equipment operators with the 412th Civil Engineer Group who saved the life of their...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Wesley Farnsworth

AFMC announces, honors annual award winners

Air Force Materiel Command hosted its top Airmen of 2014 during the command’s Annual Excellence Awards event March 10 and 11, 2015. Sixty-one Airmen from throughout AFMC’s headquarters, centers and wings were nomina...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Edwards thanked for ‘saluting’ AV youth

The Antelope Valley Union High School District recognized Edwards AFB March 17 for its contributions to the area’s annual Salute to Youth event. Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Betsy McKinstry, Antelope Valley Union...
 

 
Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner

Team Edwards welcomes 2015 Honorary Commanders

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner The 412th Test Wing hosted its annual Honorary Commanders Induction Ceremony at Club Muroc March 4, 2015. The objective of the Honorary Commanders Program is to provide Edwards commanders wi...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner

Monthly enlisted promotions

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Team Edwards Airmen sing the “Air Force Song” during the monthly enlisted promotion ceremony in the base theater Feb. 27. The 412th Test Wing generally holds its monthly promotio...
 
 

DARPA nomination packages due March 16

Commander-endorsed nomination packages for officers interested in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency fiscal year 2016 Service Chiefs Fellows Program are due to the Air Force Personnel Center March 16, officials announced. Nominees must be active duty major-selects, majors, lieutenant colonel-selects or lieutenant colonels who have a minimum secret security clearance and who are consi...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>