Salutes & Awards

March 8, 2013

MXG celebrates ‘best’

Col. John Hanna, 56th Operations Group commander, speaks to the crowd during the banquet. Hanna stressed the importance of operations and maintenance working as a team to complete the mission.

The following individuals received 2012 Maintenance professional awards

Maintenance officer

1st Lt. Charles Glover, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Direct sortie support

Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Brooks Hickmond, 756th AMXS

Indirect sortie support

Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Christopher Schettler, 56th Maintenance Operations Squadron

Specialist

Airman: Senior Airman Robert Smith, 56th AMXS

NCO: Staff Sgt. Derek Kreiner, 756th AMXS

Support

Airman: Senior Airman Dedra Roach, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron

NCO: Tech. Sgt. Eric Stromski, 56th CMS

Civilian: Ricky Radford, 56th MOS

Aircraft technician

Airman: Senior Airman Shawn Dyer, 56th EMS

NCO: Staff Sgt. Scott Lackey, 756th AMXS

Civilian: Ronald Dulaney, 56th EMS

Equipment technician

Airman: Senior Airman Dustin Goodman, 56th CMS

NCO: Staff Sgt. Nathan Errington, 56th CMS

Civilian: Paul Shows, 56th CMS

Crew

Assistant dedicated crew chief: Senior

Airman Scott McDonald, 56th AMXS

Dedicated crew chief: Staff Sgt. Steven

McClure, 756th AMXS

Weapons load crew

ME2 DaoLi Thai, ME1 Ong Kok Hao and ME1 Roger Wong, 56th AMXS

Tech. Sgt. Curtis Bourland, 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit programs NCO-in-charge, poses for a photo during the banquet. The units vied for the Teamwork award and were judged on decorations, battle cries, participation and esprit de corps.




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