Salutes & Awards

April 7, 2017

56th Fighter Wing announces annual awards

The following individuals received 2016 56th Fighter Wing annual awards in a ceremony Feb. 25 at the Wigwan in Litchfield Park:

  • Airman Senior Airman Jaypee Simpliciano 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron

  • NCO Tech. Sgt. Sean O’Hagan 56th Force Support Squadron

  • Senior NCO Senior Master Sgt. Marc Sellers 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron

  • Company grade officer Capt. Lauren Chaffee 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

  • Field grade officer Maj. Aaron Cavazos 61st Fighter Squadron Also won at 19th AF

  • Company grade officer instructor Capt. Benjamin Hagardt 607th Air Control Squadron

  • Field grade officer instructor Maj. John Widmer 314th FS

  • Civilian (Category I) Kristi Holmers 56th Medical Operations Squadron

  • Civilian (Category II) Bradley Brink 56th Component Maintenance Squadron

  • Civilian (Category III) Michael Petz 56th Communications Squadron

  • Key spouse Christina Wendall 607th ACS

  • First sergeant Senior Master Sgt. Jody Nededog 56th EMS

  • Ceremonial honor guardsman Airman 1st Class Matthew Green 56th EMS Also won at 19th AF

  • Honor guardsman program manager Staff Sgt. Randolph Locklear 56th EMS

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