Texas native earns ACE award

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Through hard work and dedication, Airman 1st Class Stiphanie Y. Cumbal, 363rd Training Squadron maintenance management production apprentice course student and Texas native, earned the prestigious ACE award. The award is given to Airmen who maintain a 100% average throughout the entire 33-training-day course.

Rank / Name: Airman 1st Class Stiphanie Y. Cumbal

Unit: 363rd Training Squadron

Duty title: Maintenance management production apprentice

Hometown:  Dallas, Texas

Time in Service: 9 months

Why you joined: Joining is my way of saying thank you for everything this country has done for me and my family.

Family: Parents, Yessy Montalvan (mother), Frans Cumbal (father), Reynaldo Hernandez (step-father); Siblings, Andrew Cumbal.

Hobbies: Reading and watching movies

Favorite aspect of job: Being able to learn from my fellow wingmen

Most memorable Air Force experience: Graduating basic military training

How do you make responsible choices: By applying the Air Force core values

Instructors: Mr. Terry Luckett and Staff Sgt. Lori Leverett

Instructor comment: “This is a great starting point for her career,” Luckett said. “To get to her first shop and have her supervisor know that she is an ACE award winner and has high standards for herself goes a long way. This is the first time I’ve had an ACE award winner in my 4 years of teaching this course. Airman 1st Class Cumbal has an impeccable work ethic. Not only does she understand and comprehend the material, but she helps her wingmen out, too.”