Salutes & Awards

February 15, 2013

ALS graduates 42 Thunderbolts

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated three staff sergeants and 39 senior airmen Feb. 7 from class 13-2. Graduates are senior airmen unless otherwise noted.

The award winners are:
John L. Levitow: Jeremy Trowbridge, 56th Operations Support Squadron

Distinguished graduates: Shawn Hanger, 56th OSS; Sandrene Mc Farlane, 56th Aerospace Medical Squadron; and Semmi Quarles, 56th Operations Group

Commandant: Justin Banghart, 56th Medical Operations Squadron

Academic achievement: John Irons, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron

Physical Training

Most improved: Shawn Hanger, 56th OSS

Fire breather: Staff Sgt. Rory Romaine, 162th Medical Group

Other graduates are:

56th Comptroller Squadron

Melissa Holmes

56th Operations Support Squadron

Bryan Coppens, Dick Hazard and David Trott

56th Component Maintenance Squadron

Christopher Browne, Harrell Rushing and Vincent Sbelgio

56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron

Cory West

756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Bruce Baez, Andrew Cooper, Rachel Jackson, Scott Japalucci, Steven Pierce, Jarrett Rader, Triston Roland, Christopher Smith, John Talbert, Joseph Trimpey, Joseph Young and Jade Yu

56th Civil Engineer Squadron

Oleksandr Bakuta and Ryan Roseler

56th Force Support Squadron

Audrey Collins

56th Security Forces Squadron

Justin Lopez, Staff Sgt. Ikaisha McCoy, Christopher Washburn and Staff Sgt. Christopher Waters

56th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Rowell Flora

56th Medical Support Squadron

Boniface Kinuthia

56th MDOS

Silver Daniels

607th Air Control Squadron

Kyle Andersen, Rudy Carrillo, Eric Jones and Donald Langley

161st SFS

Eric Mirabal




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