Salutes & Awards

August 22, 2014

ALS graduates 12 Airmen

Air Force graphic by Mark Wyatt

The Edwards Education Center hosted the latest graduating class from Airman Leadership School Aug. 22.

Class 14-F saw 12 Airmen take the next step towards more responsibility.

Senior Airman Stephen M. Levy, 412th AMXS, received the John Levitow Award; Staff Sgt. Robert E. Torres, 412th Maintenance Group, received the Commandant Leadership Award; and Senior Airman Duncan M. Davis, 412th Test Wing Command, receive the Academic Achievement Award.

Other graduates of Class 14-F are:

 

  • Senior Airman Justin K. Brookins, 412th Security Forces Squadron Post
  • Senior Airman Joseph Fowlkes, 412th Maintenance Squadron
  • Senior Airman Graham W. Garber, 912th Air Refueling Squadron (March Air Reserve Base, Calif.)
  • Senior Airman Jahavanne D. Gordon, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • Senior Airman Andrew R. Islas, 412th MXS
  • Senior Airman Christopher R. Mauldin, 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron
  • Senior Airman Jessica E. Poss, 412th Medical Operations Squadron
  • Senior Airman Henry D. Shaw Jr., 912th ARS
  • Senior Airman Alexander T. Webster, 412th MXS

 

The John Levitow Award is the highest award presented at Airman Leadership School. The Levitow Award is presented to the student that demonstrated the most outstanding leadership and scholastic qualities. Selection for the Levitow award is based on academic performance and assignment of points by peers and instructors

The Commandant Leadership Award is presented to the student who has displayed all the characteristics of an effective leader, but is not based at all on academic standings.

The Academic Achievement Award is presented to the student with highest overall average on all academic evaluations.

ALS is a program designed to develop Airmen into effective front-line supervisors and is also the first professional military education that enlisted Air Force members encounter.

ALS focuses on developing leadership abilities, the profession of arms and building effective communication.




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