Salutes & Awards

August 9, 2013

Creech celebrates newest SNCOs

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U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. S.S.
432nd Wing and 799th Air Base Group senior noncommissioned officer inductees stand in formation prior to the SNCO medallion ceremony Aug. 2. Creech Air Force Base, Nev., commanders and chief master sergeants presented the 34 inductees with medallions to congratulate them for achieving the rank of master sergeant.

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U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. S.S.
Attendees listen to various guest speakers during the Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Senior Noncommissioned Officer Induction Ceremony Aug. 2. This year’s speakers included an airman, NCO, SNCO and company grade officer, who discussed characteristics of effective SNCOs as the inductees prepare to transition from the NCO tier to the senior NCO tier.

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U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. S.S.
A team of senior noncommissioned officers prepare a saber arch during the Creech Air Force Base, Nev., SNCO Induction Ceremony Aug. 2. Inductees walk beneath the saber arch during the ceremony as a sign of honor and recognition for achieving the rank of master sergeant.

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U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. S.S.
Medallions emblazoned with the USAF’s master sergeant chevron are displayed before the Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Senior Noncommissioned Officer Induction Ceremony Aug. 2. The SNCO induction ceremony takes place annually to recognize Airmen for achieving the Air Force’s top enlisted tier.

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U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. S.S.
Creech Air Force Base, Nev., leadership and senior noncommissioned officer inductees pose for a group photo before the Creech AFB SNCO Induction Ceremony Aug. 2. Thirty-four technical sergeants assigned to the 432nd Wing and 799th Air Base Group were selected for promotion to the rank of master sergeant.




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