Salutes & Awards

August 4, 2017

36 senior airmen graduate ALS

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 36 senior airmen June 29 from Class 17-5.

The award winners are:

John L. Levitow: Moriah Farnam, 61st Fighter Squadron

Distinguished graduates: Taylor Wellnitz, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron; Jacob Mraz, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron; and Ashlynd Vaughn, 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron

Commandant’s award: Jacob Mraz, 56th CMS

Academic achievement: Taylor Wellnitz, 56th CES

Other graduates are:

56th Operations Support Squadron

Tyshun Youngblood

56th Maintenance Group

Gabrielle Asalin, Alex Kemmeling, Adrian Moreno and Jonathon Paugh

56th CMS

Stephon Price

56th Equipment
Maintenance Squadron

Jovan Bennett, Benjamin Hess, Billy Johnson, Matthew Ketterer, Justin Weeks and Shelby Williams

56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Eduardo Franco, Mario Gonzalez, Javier Lebronmelendez, Christopher Rose, Edysson Sanchez and Richard Schultz

756th AMXS

Manuel Garcia

56th CES

Logan Avery, Zacharie Correll, Dylan England and Tyler Henson

56th Force Support Squadron

Zachary Kelley

56th SFS

Jessica Reyes and Griffin Whiting

56th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Michaelray Campana

56th Medical Support Squadron

Jake Henry

944th Force Support Squadron

Eric De Leon

944th SFS

Raymundo Trujillo

161st AMXS

Joseph Jorgensen

161st SFS

Daniela Plath

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