Tennessee native earns ACE award

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  • By Airman 1st Class Madeleine E. Remillard

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Airman 1st Class Hunter McReynolds, 365th Training Squadron instrument and flight control systems apprentice course student, embodied the Air Force core value of excellence in all we do by achieving 100% on every progress check and block test of the course, earning himself the prestigious ACE award.

McReynolds graduated May 31st, 2019 and will continue his Air Force career at Dyess AFB, Texas.

Rank and Name: Airman 1st Class Hunter McReynolds

Unit: 365th Training Squadron

Duty title: Instrument and flight control systems apprentice

Hometown: Kingsport, Tennessee

Time in Service: 6 months

Family: Wife, Crystal Jobe; dogs, Neeley and Loki

Hobbies: Basketball and car audio

Favorite aspect of the job: Meeting and working with all kinds of awesome people

Most memorable Air Force experience: Reuniting with family after the coin ceremony at basic military training

How do you make responsible choices: I think about how I am representing both my family and my country and I act accordingly.

Instructor: Staff Sgt. Quinn Sarkies

Instructor comment: “I am very proud of and excited for Airman 1st Class McReynolds to receive the ACE award. He exemplifies the core values, especially excellence in all we do. He was always the first Airman to help others understand difficult subjects during the course and always ready for whatever this course could throw at him. I’m confident he will continue to pursue excellence while becoming a top notch maintainer.” – Staff Sgt. Quinn Sarkies, 365th Training Squadron instrument and flight control systems course instructor