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Annual group awards announced

Posted February 2, 2018 by

The following individuals are annual award winners at group level: 56th Fighter Wing staff agencies Airman: Airman 1st Class Ariel Ciprian, 56th Comptroller Squadron NCO: Master Sgt. Nikki Walberg, 56th FW Legal Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Colette Roe, 56th FW Company grade officer: Capt. Derek VanderMolen, 56th FW Chapel Field grade officer: Maj. David Barns,…

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ALS graduates 45 senior airmen

Posted February 2, 2018 by

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 45 senior airmen Dec. 14 from class 18-1. The award winners are: John L. Levitow Award: Tyler Bradley, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Distinguished graduates: Sylvester Ruggiero, 56th AMXS; Alexandria Washington, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron; Mikayla Cunningham, 161st Operations Support Squadron; and Connor Macklin, 56th AMXS Commandant’s Award:…

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Spirit of Warriors: 56th Fighter Wing 2017 Annual Awards

Posted February 2, 2018 by

Airman Senior Airman Arta Rexhepi 56th Medical Support Squadron NCO Master Sgt. Nikki Walberg 56th Fighter Wing Legal Senior NCO Master Sgt. Arthur Sanchez 607th Air Control Squadron Company grade officer Capt. Rachel Stanley 54th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron CGO instructor pilot Capt. Michael Slotten 56th Operations Support Squadron Field grade officer Maj. Benjamin Carlson 56th…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
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Dedicated crew chiefs: A step above the rest

Posted February 2, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

From the early days of Charles Edward Taylor, a vital contributor to the building and maintaining of the first aircraft engine, to the approximately 100,000 maintainers who ensure air superiority today, crew chiefs work to keep aircraft flying and mission-ready.

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T-bolt gets AF hat tip

Posted January 5, 2018 by

The following individual received an Air Force level award: Communication Civilian (Category II): Kiley Dougherty, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

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4th quarter FWSA winners named

Posted January 5, 2018 by

The following individuals received fourth quarter wing staff agency awards: Airman: Airman 1st Class Clayton Selman, 56th FW Legal Senior NCO: Master Sgt. James Byers, 56th FW Inspector General Company grade officer: Capt. Christian Gordon, 56th FW Legal Field grade officer: Maj. David Clementi, 56th FW Civilian (Category I): Patricia Piconi, 56th FW Legal Civilian…

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Luke announces annual group award winners

Posted January 5, 2018 by

The following individuals received an annual award from their wing staff agency or group: 56th Fighter Wing staff agencies Airman: Airman 1st Class Ariel Ciprian, 56th Comptroller Squadron NCO: Master Sgt. Nikki Walberg, 56th FW Legal Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Colette Roe, 56th FW Company grade officer: Capt. Derek VanderMolen, 56th FW Chapel Field grade…

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AETC announces awards

Posted January 5, 2018 by

The following individuals and unit received Air Education and Training Command of the year awards: Aircrew flight equipment NCO:  Staff Sgt. Derek Baskin, 56 Operations Support Squadron Senior NCO:  Master Sgt. Timothy Navarre, 56 OSS Large program: 56th OSS Medical services Medical Information Services: 56th Medical Information Systems Flight, 56th Medical Support Squadron Medical Service…

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Squadron commanders selected

Posted January 5, 2018 by

The following individuals were selected to command an Air Force squadron: From the 56th Fighter Wing Lt. Col. Joseph Nicholas, 56th Comptroller Squadron, will command the 86th CPTS, Ramstein Air Base, Germany Maj. Edward Romero, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron, will command the 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Lt. Col. Jeffrey Kaepp, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, will…

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ALS graduates 47 from class 17-7

Posted December 1, 2017 by

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 45 senior airmen and two civilians Oct. 26 from class 17-7. The award winners are: John L. Levitow Award: Ryan Holland, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Distinguished graduates: Jacob Skawski, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron; Damon Shimabukuro, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron; Robert Newton, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron and Keith…

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