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 "I appreciate the significant accomplishments and hard work of each individual and organization, especially given the challenges we've faced in the past year," Colonel Wyatt said. "The competition was tough; the personnel and units listed have truly earned these awards. Best of luck to all our nominees as they compete at Air Force-level competition."
 
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AMC announces annual winners for manpower, personnel, services

Posted 11/24/2009   Updated 11/24/2009 Email story   Print story

    


by Air Mobility Command Public Affairs

11/24/2009 - SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command's Manpower, Personnel and Services (A1) Directorate announced their annual award winners for fiscal year 2009 on Nov. 24.

Col. Lee O. Wyatt, AMC's A1 director, said the winners are "individual and team superstars who provided outstanding personnel (civilian/military), manpower and services to Air Mobility Command, the Air Force, and our number one asset -- our people. They have proven they are the "best of the best."

Following are the winners:

Installation awards
- Gen. Curtis E. Lemay Award -- McChord AFB, Wash.

- Maj. General Eugene L. Eubank Award -- Fairchild AFB, Wash.

Indivdual legacy awards
- Gen. Robert J. Dixon Award - Capt. Christopher G. Penrod, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Dr. Edwin C. Peterson Education and Training Manager Award -- Master Sgt. Robert L. Clemens, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Solomon Starks Jr. EO Director of the Year Award -- La Verne M. Aldrich, Travis AFB, Calif.

Team/program legacy awards
- Nathan Altschuler Outstanding Education and Training Program -- Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

- Col L. Joseph Brown Award-Equal Opportunity Program -- Travis AFB, Calif.

- Gerrit D. Foster Jr. Outstanding Military Personnel Program -- MacDill AFB, Fla.

- George Washington Award for Protocol Excellence -- Charleston AFB, C.C.

Team/program awards
- Airman and Family Readiness Program of the Year -- Charleston AFB, C.C.

- Arts and Crafts Program of the Year -- Scott AFB, Ill.

- Bowling program of the Year -- Fairchild AFB, Wash.

- Child Development Program of the Year -- MacDill AFB, Fla.

- Civilian Personnel Program of the Year -- Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

- Club of the Year -- MacDill AFB, Fla.

- Community Center Program of the Year -- McConnell AFB, Kansas

- Enlisted Professional Military Education Team of the Year -- Grand Forks AFB, N.D.

- Family Child Care Program of the Year -- Scott AFB, Ill.

- Fitness and Sports Program of the Year -- Charleston AFB, S.C.

- Human Resources Program of the Year -- Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

- Library Program of the Year -- Scott AFB, Ill.

- Manpower and Organization Program of the Year -- Charleston AFB, S.C.

- Marketing Program of the Year -- Travis AFB, Calif.

- Operations Program of the Year -- McChord AFB, Wash.

- Outdoor Recreation Program of the Year -- Fairchild AFB, Wash.

- Professional Development Program of the Year -- Dover AFB, Del.

- Resource Management Program of the Year -- Fairchild AFB, Wash.

- Youth Program of the Year -- Dover AFB, Del.

Individual awards - headquarters staff level
Officers:
- Force Support Field Grade Officer of the Year -- Lt. Col. Gina M. Oliver, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Force Support Company Grade Officer of the Year -- Capt. Michelle M. Mobley, Scott AFB, Ill.

Civilian:
- Action Officer of the Year -- Bernadette Moore, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Technician of the Year -- Wanda Nikolauzyk, Scott AFB, Ill.

Enlisted:
- Force Support Senior NCO of the Year -- Master Sgt. Camille L. Hayden, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Force Support NCO of the Year -- Tech. Sgt. Michelle D. Kelly, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Force Support Airman of the Year -- Senior Airman Zachary J. Gooch, Scott AFB, Ill.

Individual awards -- installation level
Officers:
- Force Support Field Grade Officer of the Year -- Lt. Col Jeffrey R. Krusinski, MacDill AFB, Fla.

- Force Support Company Grade Officer of the Year -- Capt. Jennifer L. Eschbaugh, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.

- Force Support Reserve Component Field Grade Officer of the Year -- (IMA) Maj. Cory M. Larsen, Dover AFB, Del.

Enlisted:
- Airman and Family Readiness Center Enlisted Manager of the Year -- Master Sgt. Sean M. Kelly, Dover AFB, Del.

- Career Assistance Advisor of the Year -- Master Sgt. Wayne S. Greene, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Education and Training Airman of the Year -- Senior Airman Michael Edward Tate II, Dover AFB, Del.

- Education and Training NCO of the Year -- Tech. Sgt. Eric Johnson, Macdill AFB, Fla.

- Education and Training Senior NCO of the Year -- Master Sgt. Jason P. Alverson, Andrews AFB, Md.

- Enlisted Professional Military Education NCO of the Year -- Tech. Sgt. Sarah R. Tye, Pope AFB, N.C.

- Enlisted Professional Military Education Senior NCO of the Year -- Master Sgt. Jay M. Flack, Dover AFB, Del.

- Equal Opportunity Specialist -- Tech. Sgt. Susan K. Edmonds, Charleston AFB, S.C.

- First-Term Airmen Center NCO in Charge of the Year -- Tech. Sgt. Jennifer L. Holton, Dover AFB, Del.

- Manpower NCO of the Year -- Tech. Sgt. Eric F. Tilton, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.

- Manpower Senior NCO of the Year -- Master Sgt. George W. Bryan, Dover AFB, Del.

- Personnel Airman of the Year -- Senior Airman Joseph D. Elijah, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.

- Personnel NCO of the Year -- Staff Sgt. Phillip A. Johnson, Dover AFB, Del.

- Personnel Senior NCO of the Year -- Master Sgt. Paige H. Crafton, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.

- Services Airman of the Year - Senior Airman Demarcus A. Hunt, MacDill AFB, Fla.

- Services NCO of the Year - Tech. Sgt. Barbara A. Herzer, Little Rock AFB, Ark.

- Services Senior NCO of the Year - Master Sgt. Robert T. Boettner, Little Rock AFB, Ark.

Civilian:
- Force Support Senior Civilian of the Year -- Brian S. Floyd, Travis AFB, Calif.

- Force Support Manager of the Year -- Jim A. Dicus, McChord AFB, Wash.

- Manpower and Personnel Flight Manager of the Year -- Mark E. Chase, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

- Manpower and Personnel Flight Specialist of the Year -- Dera H. Leadbetter, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Manpower and Personnel Flight Technician of the Year -- Kathe W. Heye, Pope AFB, N.C.

- Sustainment Services Flight Manager of the Year -- Randolph L. Rose, Scott AFB, Ill.

- Sustainment Services Flight Specialist of the Year -- William A. Pugh, MacDill AFB, Fla.

- Sustainment Services Flight Technician of the Year -- John G. Griffin, MacDill AFB, Fla.

- Airman and Family Services Flight Manager of the Year -- Sally A. Savoie, Dover AFB, Del.

- Airman and Family Services Flight Specialist of the Year -- Barbara L. Lang, Charleston AFB, S.C.

- Airman and Family Services Flight Technician of the Year -- Connie Mauro, Fairchild AFB, Wash.

- Force Development Flight Manager of the Year -- Jacquelyn A. Crutchley, McConnell AFB, Kansas

- Force Development Flight Specialist of the Year -- Lanette Hetrick, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.

- Force Development Flight Technician of the Year -- Mary J. Bucher, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.

- Community Services Flight Manager of the Year -- Damian M. Smith, Fairchild AFB, Wash.

- Community Services Flight Specialist of the Year -- Mike Cortinas, McChord AFB, Wash.

- Community Services Flight Technician of the Year -- Martin G. Boekers, Scott AFB, Ill.

- FSS Command Staff Manager of the Year -- Carmen Glenn, MacDill AFB, Fla.

- FSS Command Staff Specialist of the Year -- Nathaniel Parker, Dover AFB, Del.

- FSS Command Staff Technician of the Year -- Genene A. Murchison, MacDill AFB, Fla.

- A1 in Wing Specialist -- Diane R. Becker, Charleston AFB, S.C.

Additional awards
The following is a listing of recent AMC nominees whose packages were sent forward to compete at the next level:

- 2009 Air Force Exceptional Innovator Award -- Mr. John B. Ryan, McChord AFB, Wash.

- 2009 Air Force Productivity Excellence Award -- 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center, Flight Plans Branch, Scott AFB, Ill. Members of the team include Mr. William D. Cobb Jr., Mr. Steven W. Harris, Mr. Rene A. Weber and Mr. Robert M. Cust III)

- 2009 Eugene M. Zuckert Management Award - Maj. Gen. Mark S. Solo, Scott AFB, Ill.

- 2010 John L. Hennessy Trophy Awards
Single category: Travis AFB, Calif.
Multiple category: Fairchild AFB, Wash.

"I appreciate the significant accomplishments and hard work of each individual and organization, especially given the challenges we've faced in the past year," Colonel Wyatt said. "The competition was tough; the personnel and units listed have truly earned these awards. Best of luck to all our nominees as they compete at Air Force-level competition."



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