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Base-level winners named at banquet

By | March 8, 2007

Lackland Air Force Base, Texas — The top military and civilian Airmen on Lackland AFB were honored at the Team Lackland Annual Awards banquet March 5.
As the names of the 35 nominees for the Team Lackland awards were called, those present entered through a saber arch.
Prior to the highest awards being presented, Chief Master Sgt. Richard Hollins, command chief master sergeant for the 59th Medical Wing, spoke to the nominees.
The winners of the Team Lackland winners are:

Junior Enlisted Member of the Year
Senior Airman Michael Harley
Security Hill

NCO of the Year
Tech. Sgt. Patricia Yelverton
59th Medical Wing


Senior Enlisted Member of the Year
Senior Master Sgt. Armando Celaya
Air Force Security Forces Center

Additional Duty First Sergeant of the Year
Master Sgt. Emilio Avila
37th Training Wing 

First Sergeant of the Year
Master Sgt. Greg Weymouth
37th TRW, currently assigned to Osan AB, Korea


Company Grade Officer of the Year
1st Lt. Amanda Stevens
Cryptologic Systems Group


Entry Level Civilian of the Year
Rose Mary Bottomley
37th TRW


Intermediate Level Civilian of the Year
Sharif Ortiz
Security Hill 

Senior Level Civilian of the Year
Rex Hensley
59th MDW


Nominees included: 

Junior Enlisted of the Year 
Senior Airman William Blakeman
37th Training Wing 

Senior Airman Lynn Aubrey
59th Medical Wing 

Senior Airman Ramona Lovio
Cryptologic Systems Group

Noncommissioned Officer of the Year 
Tech. Sgt. Amy Young
37th Training Wing 

Tech. Sgt. Michael Kinney II
Security Hill 

Master Sgt. Cecilia Fawcett
Robert D. Gaylor NCO Academy

Senior Enlisted of the Year 
Senior Master Sgt. David Brinkley
37th Training Wing 

Senior Master Sgt. Mark Viera
59th Medical Wing 

Senior Master Sgt. Deborah Schumacher
Security Hill

First Sergeant
Senior Master Sgt. David Williams
59th Medical Wing 

Senior Master Sgt. Arlene Murray
Security Hill

Additonal Duty First Sergeant of the Year 
Master Sgt. Emilio Avila
Inter-American Air Forces Academy 

Senior Master Sgt. Franklin Harman
Robert D. Gaylor NCO Academy

Company Grade Officer of the Year 
Capt. Eric Dutkiewicz
37th Training Wing 

Capt. Tonya White
59th Medical Wing 

Capt. Kenneth Toso
Security Hill

Entry Level Civilian of the Year 
Karen Degroat
59th Medical Wing 

Beatrice Gonzalez
Security Hill 

Laura Gonzalez
Cryptologic Systems Group

Intermediate Level Civilian of the Year 
Eric Battles
37th Training Wing 

Judy Zabek
59th Medical Wing 

Carolyn Lyon
Air Force Protection Battlelab 

Leonard Denbina
Cryptologic Systems Group

Senior Level Civilian of the Year 
David Cordero
37th Training Wing 

Kurt Eversole
Security Hill 

Donna Parker
Air Force Security Center Headquarters 

Felma Robertson
Cryptologic Systems Group