Salutes & Awards

February 1, 2013

AF, AETC name annual winners

Air Force

The following individuals or units are 2012 Air Force award winners:

Aircraft maintenance effectiveness

56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron

Air Education and Training Command

The following individuals or units are 2012 AETC award winners:
Maintenance Daedalian
56th Fighter Wing

Lieutenant General
Leo Marquez

Aircraft maintenance
Civilian manager: Paul Shows, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron
Munitions/missile maintenance
Supervisor manager: Master Sgt. William McClannan, 56th EMS
Technician: Senior Airman Brian Runyon, 56th EMS
Civilian manager: Lester Alexander, 56th EMS
Civilian technician: Dale Wollschlager, 56th EMS

Team programs

Colonel L. Joseph Brown equal opportunity: 56th FW
Family child care: 56th Force Support Squadron
Golf: 56th FSS
Library: 56th FSS
Solomon Starks Jr.
EO director: Ronald Goodwyn
Logistics plans
NCO: Staff Sgt. Alexis Martin, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Frankie Page, 56th LRS
Materiel management
Airman: Senior Airman Timothy Salinas, 56th LRS
NCO: Tech. Sgt. Allen Gould, 56th LRS
Civilian technician: Tracy Dumas, 56th LRS
Traffic management
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Steven Inman, 56th LRS
Air transportation
NCO: Staff Sgt. Jason Salter, 56th LRS
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Kim Mitchell, 56th LRS
Vehicle management
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Iordanis Velissariou, 56th LRS
Transportation
Civilian technician: David Maytes, 56th LRS
Maj. Gen. Warren R. Carter Logistics Effectiveness: 56th Fighter Wing
Roy Bateman: 56th LRS
Outstanding medical logistics small activity account: 56th Medical Support Squadron
Medium dental clinic: 56th Dental Squadron
Privileged advanced practice nurse: Maj. Jeanine Hatfield, 56th Medical Operations Squadron
Best ambulatory clinic patient safety program: 56th Medical Group
Surgeon General best clinic: 56th MDG
Safety
Ground safety technician: Tech. Sgt. Elliot Velez, 56th FW Safety
Explosives safety excellence: 56th FW Safety
Explosives safety excellence individual: Tech. Sgt. Christopher Seltmann, 56th FW Safety

Air Force Association

The following individual is an annual Air Force Association winner:
Civilian wage employee: Jack Griffor, 56th EMS




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