Salutes & Awards

October 6, 2017

Quarterly awards announced

The following individuals are quarterly award winners:

56th Fighter Wing staff agencies

Airman: Airman 1st Class Ariel Ciprian, 56th Comptroller Squadron

NCO: Tech. Sgt. Chris Moore, 56th CPTS

Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Vilma Cantu, 56th FW Public Affairs

Company grade officer: Chaplain (Capt.) Derek VanderMolen, 56th FW Chapel

Field grade officer: Maj. Rebecca Heyse, 56th FWPA

Civilian (Category I): Melissa Hohn, 56th CPTS

Civilian (Category II): David Clark, 56th CPTS

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