Salutes & Awards

November 15, 2013

Salutes and Awards

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Luke announces wing awards

The following individuals are 56th Fighter Wing quarterly award winners:

Airman: Senior Airman Corey Cobb, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
NCO: Tech. Sgt. Bruce Thompson Jr., 56th Fighter Wing Information Protection
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. James Castillo Jr., 56th Force Support Squadron
Company grade officer: Maj. John Ryan, 310th Fighter Squadron
Field grade officer: Lt. Col. Robyn Kramer, 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
Civilian: Category I): Chad Lavalley, 56th Contracting Squadron
Civilian (Category II): Edward Rutkowski, 56th Operations Support Squadron
Civilian (Category III): Tauny Woo, 56th Civil

Engineer Squadron

AETC C3 Award: 2nd Lt. John Houseman, 56th Medical Group

Ceremonial honor guardsman: Staff Sgt. Semmi Quarles, 56th OSS
Outstanding dorm resident: Airman First Class Jenna Sarvinski, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

ALS graduates 50 Airmen in class 13-7

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 48 senior airmen and two staff sergeants Oct. 23 from class 13-7. The individuals are senior airmen unless otherwise noted.
The award winners are:

John L. Levitow Award: Staff Sgt. Garrett Christensen, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron
Distinguished graduates: Seth Brady, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron; Osman Sabahat, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron; Raul Valdez, 56th Operations Support Squadron; and Jarrod York, 56th CES
Commandant’s Award: Kaili Price, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Academic achievement: Osman Sabahat, 56th EMS

Physical training

Most improved: Brandy Young, 56th LRS
Fire breather: Sofiane Harchaoui, 56th AMXS

Other graduates are:

56th OSS
Michael Seymour
56th Maintenance Group
Natalie Cunningham, Chad Devine, Noel Feliciano and Alex Tamsen
56th Component Maintenance Squadron
Jeffrey Borland
56th EMS
Lee Burns, Gilbert Calderon, Staff Sgt. Joseph Foltz, Kyle Herrington, Jacob Larsen, Brit Meibos, Eric Olson and Jeffery Parisot
56th AMXS
Landon Moore
756th AMXS
Adam Boivin, Matthew Brattin, Jordan Coats, Greg Dewey, William Donohue, Christopher Kimmell, William Molina, Manuel Oros, Taylor Philpot, Chelsea Rowe, Chan Saelee, David Shinn and David Williams
56th CES
Shawn Medeiros
56th Communications Squadron
Jeffrey May
56th Security Forces Squadron
Leo Anderson, Christopher Copeland and Lance Housh
56th LRS
Mark Goddard, Matthew Greene, Daniel James and Daniel Young
56th Medical Operations Squadron
William Knowles
56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
Christopher Odom
944th Security Forces Squadron
James Hataway
607th Air Control Squadron
Mark Woodfin
161st Maintenance Squadron
Michael Rathmann

Five Luke Airmen achieve highest enlisted rank

The rank of chief master sergeant was established by congress in 1958 and the ceiling was set at 1 percent of the enlisted force. In December 1959, 1,700 men were the first to be promoted to this new grade. These Airmen were leaders who possessed the unique talents and displayed the personal characteristics required to manage Air Force people and programs.
The chief master sergeant selects list was published Tuesday. The following senior master sergeants were selected for promotion at Luke Air Force Base:
David Corbett, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron
R.D. Deskins, 56th Maintenance Group
Rocky Thomas, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Barrington Bartlett, 56th EMS
Donald Stroud, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron




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