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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Recruiter earns 'top production' in Missouri ANG

by Senior Airman Bruce Jenkins
139th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

1/12/2016 - ROSECRANS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mo. -- A recruiter assigned to the 139th Airlift Wing in St. Joseph, Mo. was the top production recruiter in the Missouri Air National Guard for 2015.

For his efforts, Tech. Sgt. Jason Jones received the Air Force Commendation Medal from Col. Ralph Schwader, commander of the 139th Airlift Wing during January drill.

Jones enlisted 36 new Airmen in 2015, which was 103% of his assigned goal, which included 'hard to fill' or 'critical career fields' as designated by the National Guard Bureau.

Jones also reached out to events such as the Kansas City Gay Pride Parade, which had an attendance of 25,000 people, the Downtown Kansas City Air Show with attendance of over 20,000, and the Tarkio Fly-In including 1,000 people.

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