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82nd TRW recognizes annual, technical training award winners

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  • By John Ingle
  • 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – The 82nd Training Wing at Sheppard Air Force Base recognized its Annual and Technical Training Award winners March 10 during a ceremony in downtown Wichita Falls.

Congratulations to this year’s award winners and those nominated to compete, who embody the wing’s mission – “Train the world’s best Airmen” – and vision – “Defending America’s future … one graduate at a time.” Included in the text on the medallions presented to each nominee were the Latin words, “Et Aurum Vexillum,” or “The Gold Standard.”

Annual Award winners include:

• Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Donald Lamb, 82nd Security Forces Squadron
• Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Staff Sgt. Elena Cordova, 82nd Health Care Operations Squadron
• Senior NCO of the Year: Master Sgt. Theodore Nichols, 364th Training Squadron
• Company Grade Officer of the Year: Capt. Derick Nickless, 372nd TRS, Detachment 10, Holloman AFB, New Mexico
• Field Grade Officer of the Year: Maj. Bradley Connor, 372nd TRS
• Honor Guard Member of the Year: Tech. Sgt. Leonardo Olguin, 365th TRS
• Civilian Nonsupervisory, Category I of the Year: Kristina Lyons, 82nd HCOS
• Civilian Nonsupervisory, Category II of the Year: Dru Remsburg, 364th TRS
• Civilian Nonsupervisory, Category III of the Year: Vernon Simpson, 372nd TRS
• Civilian Supervisory, Category II of the Year: Albert Dawson, 82nd HCOS
• Civilian Supervisory, Category III of the Year: David Hendricks, 782nd Training Group
• First Sergeant of the Year: Senior Master Sgt. Jeremy Davis, 368th TRS, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
• Additional Duty First Sergeant of the Year: Tech. Sgt. Jacob Brown, 363rd TRS
• Key Spouse of the Year: Reanna Brinegar, 782nd Training Group

Technical Training Award winners include:

• Military Training Leader of the Year: Master Sgt. Matthew Pummill, 362nd TRS
• Instructor Officer of the Year: Capt. Robert Jager, 532nd TRS, Vandenburg AFB, California
• Instructor SNCO of the Year: Master Sgt. John Cooper, 372nd TRS
• Instructor NCO of the Year: Tech. Sgt. Lester Bonney, 363rd TRS
• Instructor Civilian of the Year: James Muncy, 368th TRS, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
• Flight Commander or Chief of the Year: Master Sgt. Scott Brown, 362nd TRS
• Training Squadron of the Year: 365th TRS
• Support Officer of the Year: Capt. Dana Meyers, 532nd TRS, Vandenburg AFB, California
• Support SNCO of the Year: Master Sgt. Tomas Loyde, 373rd TRS
• Support NCO of the Year: Tech. Sgt. Patrick St. John, 367th Training Support Squadron, Hill AFB, Utah
• Support Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Kirmille Joseph, Vandenburg AFB, California
• Support Civilian, Category I of the Year: Elvira Rede, 372nd TRS
• Support Civilian, Category II of the Year: Patrick Hastwell, 372nd TRS
• Support Civilian, Supervisory of the Year: Chester Bridges, 982nd Maintenance Squadron
• Support Flight Commander or Chief of the Year: Master Sgt. Benjamin Pratt, 532nd TRS, Vandenburg AFB, California
• Support Squadron of the Year: 982nd MXS