Salutes & Awards

February 14, 2014

Salutes & Awards

ALS graduates 49 from class 1402

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 46 senior airmen and three staff sergeants Feb. 6 from class 14-2. The students are senior airmen unless otherwise noted.

The award winners are:
John L. Levitow Award: Benjamin McCloud, 607th Air Control Squadron
Distinguished graduates: Staff Sgt. Jesse Stanton, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron; Robert Compton, 607th ACS; John Heaton, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron; and Joseph Whittle, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Commandant’s Award: Rebecca Murphy, 56th AMXS
Academic Achievement Award: Robert Compton, 607th ACS
Physical training
Most improved: Alan McMurray, 56th Medical Operations Squadron
Fire breather: Justin Tomlin, 56th EMS
Other graduates are:
56th Operations Support Squadron
Mariaisabel Cruz, Trevon Brinkley and Alexena Simien
56th Maintenance Group
Kyle Wisecarver
56th Component Maintenance Squadron
Joel Alfarosalazar and Bobby Garrison
56th EMS
Brian Runyon and Jon Wilson
56th AMXS
Christopher Boutwell, Alexander Gilbode, Felicia Kenney, Alex Murray, Ryan Pitts, Jacob Pray, Bryan Saye and Angel Torres
756th AMXS
Charles Gros, James Hostert, Jordan McCune, Branden Palmer, Robert Richwine and Sarah Sagers
56th Civil Engineer Squadron
Anthony Coleman, Wikus Hattingh, Jonah Kalmes, Michael Pauley, Staff Sgt. Michael Rayburn and Zachary Reisz
56th Communications Squadron
Torrey Wilcox
56th Force Support Squadron
Stacy Salonish
56th Security Forces Squadron
Skylar Bird, Kyle Boone and Joshua Mullins
56th LRS
Ryan Rutherford
56th Medical Support Squadron
Jeanette Backhaus
56th MDOS
Kaitlin Schantz
607th ACS
Paul Borja, Troy Conrey and Ryan Koester
161nd LRS
Jesus Rosales
162nd AMS
Staff Sgt. Morris Segura

2013 AETC small business award announced

The following unit received an Air Education and Training Command small business program award:
Special achievement – team:
56th Contracting Squadron




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