Salutes & Awards

May 25, 2012

SMC commander named AIAA fellow

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Space and Missile Systems Center Commander Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski receives a certificate from American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics President Brian Dailey inducting the general as a 2012 AIAA Fellow at a gala held in Washington, D.C., May 8. The distinction of fellow is conferred upon AIAA members who have made notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences, or aeronautics and astronautics technology. There were 28 fellows elected this year representing government, industry and academia.

 




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World War II veteran presented POW Medal

Col. Scott W. Beidleman, director, Space and Missile Systems Center, Development Planning Directorate, at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., presides over a Prisoner of War Medal presentation, Oct 25, 2013. The POW Medal was p...
 
 

NASA announces 2012 small business industry awards

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden April 23 recognized three companies as winners of the agency’s 2012 Small Business Industry Awards. The Small Business Industry Award Program highlights a large business prime contractor, a small business prime contractor and a small business subcontractor for outstanding support to NASA in achieving the agency’s mission during the fiscal year....
 
 

Boeing honors 17 suppliers for exceptional excellence

Boeing honored 16 companies and one university last night with its Supplier of the Year awards, recognizing those organizations’ exceptional performance and contributions to Boeing’s success during 2012. The awards are based on meeting or exceeding quality, on-time delivery, post-delivery support and affordability goals, and demonstrating the ability to anticipate and respond to cha...
 

 
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Nominations accepted for Portraits in Courage

Now through May 1, nominations are being accepted and reviewed for Portraits in Courage, Vol. 8. “Portraits in Courage is a Chief of Staff initiative designed to tell airmen’s stories of courage, valor, and heroism....
 
 

61st ABG named Air Force outstanding unit

The 61st Air Base Group at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., has won the Air Force’s Outstanding Unit Award. This award is presented to numbered units that have distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious service or outstanding achievement that clearly sets the unit above and apart from similar units. In a base-wide message, Lt. Gen....
 
 
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Airman of the Year receives local city’s certificate of recognition

Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez SrA. Levi Mburu (left) receives a certificate of recognition from Hermosa Beach Mayor, Patrick Bobko, during a council meeting March 12, 2013. Mburu was selected as the Airman of the Year for ...
 




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