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Monday, November 02, 2015

COMUSAFE nominated for Order of the Sword Induction

by Sherelle Bedford
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa

11/2/2015 - RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany  -- Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, was nominated for induction into the USAFE-AFAFRICA Order of the Sword at Ramstein Air Base, Germany Oct. 29.

Gorenc is poised to be the 20th individual inducted into the Order of the Sword here. "This is singularly one of the most prestigious honors in my career" Gorenc said.

"General Gorenc is a one-of-a-kind leader," said Chief Master Sgt. James Davis, USAFE-AFAFRICA command chief. "Airmen trust his leadership and appreciate his transparency.   He is a commander in which the enlisted force wants to be led by. He absolutely believes we are the world's great Air Force simply because of our enlisted force.  There is no one more passionate about the development of our enlisted men and women.  General Gorenc embodies the ideals of what the Order of the Sword represents: truth, justice, and power rightfully used"

The Order of the Sword is an honor within the U.S. Air Force. It is a program which non-commissioned officers of a command recognize individuals they hold in high esteem and wish to honor.

"It has always been my honor to serve with the enlisted men and women of the U.S. Air Force," said Gorenc, "and I will not soon forget this moment."

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