Salutes & Awards

February 7, 2014

Salutes and Awards

AETC names 2013 media contest winners

The following individuals received 2013 Air Education and Training command awards:

56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Story series: Senior Airman David Owsianka
New writer: Staff Sgt. Luther Mitchell
TV news report: Senior Airman Jenna Sarvinski
TV sports report: Senior Airman William Branch

MAJCOM announces prestigious maintenance honors

The following individuals received Air Education Training Command 2013 Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez awards:

Aircraft maintenance

Supervisor manager: Senior Master Sgt. Harold Hauser, 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit
Civilian technician: Mark Lawry, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron

Munitions/missile maintenance

Field grade manager: Maj. Ronald Marquez, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Supervisor manager: Senior Master Sgt. Cameron Johnson, 56th EMS
Technician supervisor: Tech. Sgt. Brent Mackinder, 56th EMS
Civilian technician: David Moore, 56th EMS




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Supreme allied commander comes home

Gen. Philip Breedlove, left, NATO supreme allied commander, Europe, visited Luke Air Force Base Sept. 12. Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, right, 56th Fighter Wing commander, briefed the general on Luke’s evolving mission to train F-3...
 
 
Senior Airman Grace Lee

Command post chief averts potential disaster

Senior Airman Grace Lee Capt. George Normandin, 56th Fighter Wing Command Post chief, received the Aviation Safety Well Done Award Sept. 2, presented by Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th FW commander. Normandin took control of an F-...
 
 

You are what you eat

“You are what you eat.” This is a generic statement or a notion. It implies that if you eat healthy, you will be healthy. But how true is this in the world today? What we eat, drink, wear, drive and buy is often an attempt to construct a social identity. It lets others know who...
 

 

Knowledge equals power

The phrase “knowledge is power” is said to originate from Sir Francis Bacon in 1597. Personally, I remember learning the phrase from the old television show “School House Rock” theme song. The key idea behind the phrase is the more knowledge you accumulate, the more “power” you will have. Here is a simple breakdown: knowledge...
 
 
Senior Airman
MARCY COPELAND

EOD Airman changed for good by life experiences

Senior AirmanMARCY COPELAND Tech. Sgt. David Gerig’s, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team chief, first assignment after technical school was Kadena Air Base, Japan. The challenges in life are often w...
 
 

News Briefs September 19, 2014

CFC kick-off The 56th Fighter Wing Combined Federal Campaign kick-off charity fair is 9 a.m. Monday in Bldg. 1130 auditorium. Learn about the 2014 campaign ‘Serving Our Country. Supporting Our Community.’ and visit with local charities. For more information, call Maj. Jennifer Preyer-Bonton at 623-856-7144. Hispanic Heritage Month National Hispanic Heritage Month began Monday and...
 




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