Salutes & Awards

May 4, 2018
 

ACC Airmen of the Year 2018

ACC Outstanding Field Grade Officer of the Year, Maj. Quoc Vo, United States Air Force Warfare Center.

Two of Nellis’ own took top honors in the 2018 Air Combat Command Airmen of the Year competition.

Tech. Sgt. Joseph Olsen, Thunderbirds Airlift Operations, has been named Air Combat Command NCO of the year.

And Maj. Quoc Vo of the Air Force Warfare Center was named Field Grade Officer of the Year.

ACC Outstanding Non-commissioned Officer of the Year, Technical Sergeant Joseph Olsen, United States Air Force Warfare Center.

The award was announced during an April 20 ceremony hosted by Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command.

Olsen and Vo will now compete at the Air Force-level.

Other winners are:
Airman: Staff Sgt. Daniel Swanson
Senior NCO: Senior Master Sgt. Melissa Beam
First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Simorrah Majors
Company Grade Officer: Capt. Ridge Flick
Civilian Category I: Sean McGee
Civilian Category II: Deanna Price
Civilian Category III: Jeffery Ley




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