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Friday, April 17, 2015

AFGSC recognizes best in the command

by Air Force Global Strike Command Public Affairs

4/17/2015 - BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Air Force Global Strike Command announced its 2014 Outstanding Airmen of the Year here April 16 at the 12 OAY Banquet.

Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, AFGSC commander, recognized the nominees and the accomplishments that distinguished them from their peers.

"They did everything expected plus a little bit more," Wilson said. "That's what separated them; they did a little bit more."

The nominees and winners were selected by their squadron, group, wing, and Numbered Air Force leadership as the top enlisted Airmen across the 25,000-member command.

"I'm looking at a bunch of leaders for our command and I'm really proud to be serving with you all," Wilson said.

Congratulations to the 2014 AFGS Outstanding Airmen of the Year:

Outstanding Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Mason S. Meherg, 509th Comptroller Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri

Outstanding Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Tech. Sgt. Shonta C. Simes, 509th Force Support Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri

Outstanding Senior NCO of the Year: Master Sgt. Nancy K. Auger, 5th Medical Operations Squadron, Minot AFB, North Dakota

Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year: Master Sgt. Richard D. Scavola Jr., 341st Maintenance Operations Squadron, Malmstrom AFB, Montana

Outstanding Honor Guard Member of the Year: Senior Airman Jeffrey R. Scolley, 341st Maintenance Operations Squadron, Malmstrom AFB, Montana

Outstanding Base Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year: Tech. Sgt. Aaron J. Porter, 2nd Force Support Squadron, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana

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