Salutes & Awards

January 17, 2014

Salutes & Awards

MXG recognizes best-of-best

Annual

The following individuals received 56th Maintenance Group annual awards:
Airman: Senior Airman Joseph White, 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit
NCO: Tech. Sgt. Sara Abel, 309th AMU
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Heather Parker, 56th Maintenance Group
Company grade officer: 1st Lt. Christie Taylor, 310th AMU
Civilian: Michael Dodge, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron
First sergeant: Master Sgt. Corey Quinn, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Overall MXG quarterly awards

The following individuals received 56th MXG overall quarterly awards:
Airman: Senior Airman Aleczavia Wahl, 62nd AMU
NCO: Staff Sgt. Chad Calhoun, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Jeffrey Mikaio, 56th EMS
Company grade officer: 1st Lt Michael Hampton, 62nd AMU
Civilian (Category I): Jason Fienhage, 56th EMS
Civilian (Category II): Ricky Radford, 56th MXG

Quarterly

The following individuals received 56th Maintenance Group quarterly awards:
Load crew: Crew 93, ME2 Tan Kok Chin, ME2 Tiong Bock Kwan and ME2 Goh Kai Zong, 425th AMU
Maintenance professional
Airman: Senior Airman Maurice Davis, 56th CMS
NCO: Tech. Sgt. Brian Hoehne,
309th AMU
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Craig Burgard, 310th AMU
Company grade officer: 1st Lt. Kevin McGuiness, 309th AMU
Civilian: Garth Alexander

Support professional

Airman: Senior Airman Marcos Chacon, 56th EMS
NCO: Staff Sgt. Rebecca Hoover,
56th CMS
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Lucas Holub, 309th AMU

Congratulations STEP promotees

The following individuals were selected for Stripes for Exceptional Performers promotion:

Master sergeant

Rudy Flores, 607th Air Control Squadron

Technical sergeant

Michael Dicicco, 56th Security Forces Squadron

56th Medical Group receives AFMS awards

The following individuals and unit received 2013 Air Forced Medical Service awards:
Ambulatory clinic patient safety program: 56th Medical Group
Air Force surgeon general clinic: 56th MDG
Diagnostic imaging Airman: Senior Airman Savannah Geske, 56th Medical Support Squadron
Bioenvironmental engineering NCO: Tech. Sgt. Keith Sue, 56th Aeromedicine Squadron
Clinical nursing company grade officer: Capt. Sarah Cossette, 56th MDG
Privileged advanced practice nurse: Lt. Col. Sadina Brecheisen-Beach, 56th Medical Operations Squadron
MSC Corp civilian: Annissa Chavez, 56th MDG




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