HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Airman’s Medal for a heroic act outside a combat situation was awarded to Master Sgt. Gregory Bartel, specialist flight chief for the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, here today.
Hill recently honored an engineer for his energy saving efforts, an Air Force priority. Trent Tholen, an electrical engineer and senior project manager assigned to the 309th Maintenance Support Squadron, took positive, specific actions to ensure improved working conditions and energy savings could be achieved simultaneously.
The 388th and 419th Maintenance Groups honored their top performers March 9 in Hangar 37. Nearly 45 awards were presented including individual and crew awards.
The keynote speaker was Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, who addressed more than 500 attendees.
“We couldn’t do what we do without the support of the families,” the general said as he thanked the spouses and community leaders for their continued support.
LAYTON -- Nearly 500 people attended the 419th Fighter Wing's Outstanding Airman of the Year awards banquet Feb. 25, as military members, families and community supporters gathered to honor the wing's top performers.
Attendees heard from guest speaker Phil Taylor, artist and founder of The American Fallen Soldiers Project, which was formed to help provide comfort and healing to mourning families of fallen military men and women.
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --- The Air Force selected four winners for the Air Force's productivity and excellence awards recently.
The awards recognize individuals or groups that provide resource-saving improvements to the Air Force.
The Air Force Exceptional Innovator Award recognizes outstanding Air Force innovators who contributed to continual performance improvement through the Air Force Innovative Development through Employee Awareness Program, commonly known as the IDEA Program. One individual was selected for the award out of seven nominations.
Award winners for the April 1 through June 30, 2010 quarter are:
Category I Civilian of the Second Quarter
Annette A. Gilley
Category II-V Civilian of the Second Quarter
Airman of the Second Quarter
Airman 1st Class Samuel M. Steele
NCO of the Second Quarter
Staff Sgt. Jeremy T. Solt
Senior NCO of the Second Quarter
Master Sgt. Patricia A. McCrary