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NEWS | Jan. 20, 2022

12th Flying Training Wing selects quarterly award winners

By Benjamin Faske 12th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs

The 12th Flying Training Wing recently selected its fourth-quarter award winners for 2021.

The winners are:

Junior Enlisted: Senior Airman Jason Dudley- 306th Operations Support Squadron
NCO: Tech Sgt. Kevin Brodbeck- 558th Flying Training Squadron
Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Joshua Waite - 558th FTS
Company Grade Officer: Capt. Ilma Vallee - 12th Training Squadron
Civilian Category I Non-Supervisor: Christine Lassitter- 479th Flying Training Group
Civilian Category II Non-Supervisor: Amber Postlethwaite - 12th TRS
Civilian Category III Non-Supervisor: Ryan Sparkman - 12th TRS
Civilian Category II Supervisor: Heather Shotwell- 479th Student Squadron
Civilian Category III Supervisor:  Tal Metzgar - 558th FTS
Field Grade Officer: Maj. Jaron Sandusky - 479th OSS
Flight/CC: Capt. Stuart Eichenberger - 98th FTS
Instructor Combat Systems Officer: Capt. Katherine Meckler - 479th OSS
Instructor Pilot: Maj. Erin McCormick - 455th FTS
Enlisted Instructor: Staff Sgt. Tomas Mitchell - 479th OSS
Wing Innovation (Individual Award): 2nd Lt.  Alejandro Villanueva-Garcia - 94th FTS
Wing Innovation (Team Award): Advanced Soaring Operations - 94th FTS

"The 12th FTW’s focus is to train Airmen in the fundamentals of Airmanship, Instruction, and Leadership. Every member of the wing is integral to each sortie, sim, jump, aircraft movement, academic class, and student/instructor interaction," said Col. Scott Rowe, 12th Flying Training Wing commander. "Our award winners, teams, and nominees consistently epitomized these qualities throughout the fourth quarter. Thank you for the excellence you continue to deliver, the leadership principles you’ve committed to, and for the high standards of conduct with which you approach your duty. Congratulations to all of our nominees, and a special congratulations to our award winners."