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March 1, 2013

New chiefs shine brightly

Luke’s newest chief master sergeants are recognized by attendees of the Chief Recognition Ceremony.

 
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FROM LEFT: Bryan Parsons, 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit assistant superintendent; Sandra Nunes, 56th Medical Operations Squadron superintendent; Johnathan Hover, 56th FSS superintendent; William Hight III, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron flight chief; Theodore Ernst, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Armament Flight chief; and Eric Culver, 56th Force Support Squadron Force Development superintendent. Each new chief was given 56 seconds to thank those who supported them in their careers and say a word to the audience.

 
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Chief Master Sgt. Gerardo Tapia, Air Education and Training Command chief, addresses attendees at the Luke Air Force Base Chief Recognition Ceremony held Feb. 22 at Club Five Six. Tapia spoke about the road traveled to become a chief and the help each chief gets along the way to make it into the enlisted top one percent.

 
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Brig. Gen. Mike Rothstein, 56th Fighter Wing commander, addresses the new chiefs during the ceremony. Rothstein told the chiefs they will be key to the success of the wing mission and helping Luke Airmen, especially those under them.

 
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The new chief master sergeants at Luke Air Force Base, from left, Eric Culver, 56th Force Support Squadron Force Development superintendent; Theodore Ernst, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Armament Flight chief; William Hight III, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron flight chief; Johnathan Hover, 56th FSS superintendent; Sandra Nunes, 56th Medical Operations Squadron superintendent; and Bryan Parsons, 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit assistant superintendent; light a candelabrum with nine candles representing each of the nine enlisted ranks.




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