Salutes & Awards

June 6, 2014

First quarter award winners are a ‘hit’

Airman 1st Class Austin Duncan, 412th Medical Operations Squadron, takes a swing at a whiffle ball as Master Sgt. William Russell, looks on in L.A. Dodgers gear. The theme of this quarter’s award ceremony was baseball where everyone was invited to support their favorite Major League team. Duncan was award the Dorm of the Quarter award. All winners were given the chance for a one-pitch at-bat to hit the ball into the cheering audience.

Airmen and Air Force civilians alike were honored June 4 at the base theater for the 412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Ceremony. The baseball-themed gathering featured the winners taking an at-bat to try and hit a whiffle ball into the audience. Each winner’s favorite Major League team logo was featured on the screen as they accepted their awards. Congratulations to all Team Edwards members for their outstanding performance!  

Airman of the Quarter award winner Airman 1st Class Raquel Caramanno slaps a pitch into the crowd before receiving her award.

 

Airman of the Quarter

Airman 1st Class Raquel Caramanno

412th Medical Group

 

NCO of the Quarter

Staff Sgt. Marcel Tatum

412th Test Wing

 

SNCO of the Quarter

Master Sgt. Jason Larimore

445th Flight Test Squadron

 

CGO of the Quarter

Capt. Jose Garcia

412th Security Forces Squadron

 

Dorm of the Quarter

Airman 1st Class Austin Duncan

412th Medical Operations Squadron

 

Honor Guard of the Quarter

Tech. Sgt. Stephen Pottinger

412th Force Support Squadron

 

Supervision/Management of the Quarter

Tina Liao

412th Test Engineering Group

 

Scientific/Engineering of the Quarter

Todd Henkel

771st Test Squadron

 

Technician of the Quarter

Brenda Davis

412th Maintenance Squadron

 

Trades & Labor of the Quarter

Kalob Winterton

412th Maintenance Squadron

 

Secretarial/Clerical of the Quarter

Theresa Magana

412th Force Support Squadron

 

Staff/Specialist/Analyst of the Quarter

Michael King

412th Operations Support Squadron

 

Staff/Specialist/Analyst of the Quarter – Program Manager

Richard Chapman

412th Test Support Squadron

 

Team of the Quarter

B-1 Wheels and Breaks System Improvement Team

419th Flight Test Squadron

 

Volunteer of the Quarter

Mark Detka

412th Force Support Squadron

 

Special Presentations and Recognition

Project84

Benjamin Maddock, 412th Maintenance Group

Idea: Improve use of AFTO for 781H to reduce waste and time

 

2013 Air Force Level A1 Nathan Altschuler Awards

412th Force Support Squadron, Education & Training Program

 

2013 Air Force Safety Award

Tech. Sgt. David Peralta, 412th Flight Test Squadron

 

Air Force 2014 Food Services Hennessey Award

Joshua Tree Dining Facility

 

2013 AFMC Castleman Award

Senior Airman Lauren Harris, 412th Test Wing, Judge Advocate Office

 

2013 AFMC Public Affairs Communication Excellence Best Issues Management Award

412th Test Wing Public Affairs and Edwards AFB Environmental Management

 

2013 AFMC Print Journalist of the Year (also, AFMC Best Photojournalism and Best Feature Article)

Jet Fabara, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs

 

2013 AFMC Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Thomas N Barnes Crew Chief Award

Tech. Sgt. David Peralta, 412th Flight Test Squadron

 




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