Salutes & Awards

May 30, 2014

ALS graduates 24 Airmen in class 14-4

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 23 senior airmen and one staff sergeant May 8 from class 14-4. The graduates are senior airmen unless otherwise noted.

The award winners are:
John L. Levitow Award: Caleb Mischung, 161st Maintenance Squadron
Distinguished graduate: Trevor Williams, 944th Medical Squadron
Commandant’s Award: Trevor Williams, 944th MDS
Academic Achievement Award: James Carlson, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron

Physical training awards

Most improved: LaKindra Favors, 56th Comptroller Squadron
Fire breather: Trevor Williams, 944thth MDS

Other graduates are:

56th Operations Support Squadron
Miguel Gonzalez
56th Maintenance Group
Brandon Ewing
56th Component Maintenance Squadron
Thomas Breeden and Tyler Disney
56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Jared Alexander, Marcus Mitchell, Kyle Riley, Scott Tari and Justin Triplett
56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Michael Poniente
756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Thomas Chesney
56th Civil Engineer Squadron
Oscar Adame
56th Force Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Kayelea Cortes
56th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Deven Johnson
56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
Kimberly Corley
607th Air Control Squadron
Christopher Kenny
944th Fighter Wing
Lausanne Kinder
154th Communications Flight
Lauren Holmes
162nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Marcus Aguilar
162nd Security Forces Squadron
Steven Nunez




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