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Exceptional Airmen and Families get awards

  • Published
  • By Sra Matthew Matlock
  • 188th Wing
Airmen of the 188th were recognized, Nov. 4, 2017, Ebbing Air National Guard Base Ft. Smith, Ark., for distinguishing themselves among their peers and providing exceptional service to the wing.

Airmen of the Year and Quarter nominees were selected based in the Airman, Noncommissioned Officer, Senior NCO, First Sergeant, Company Grade Officer and Field Grade Officer categories.

Col. Robert Kinney, 188th Wing commander, presented awards to the winners, and praised their performances. Additionally, he thanked the supervisors and commanders who made it a point to recognize the hard work and dedication to the mission by these individuals.

The Outstanding Airman of the Year and Quarter program promotes professional development, innovation and mission success by recognizing those who excel in their carrier fields while fostering the cultivation of ready, responsive and highly-skilled Airman.

Kinney also recognized the Arkansas Air Guard Family of the year, Adjutant General’s Family Spirit Award, and Gold Award.

Air Guard Family of the year Award
The Morris Family

TAG’s Family Spirit Award
Sandy Rye

The Gold Award
Cindy Barr 

188th Wing Outstanding Airmen of the Year Winners (FY17)

Airman of the Year
Senior Airmen Brianna Van Pelt

NCO of the Year
Staff Sgt. Jedidiah Backus, 288th Operations Support Squadron

Senior NCO of the Year
Master Sgt. Charley Parker , 188th Operations Support Squadron

First Sergeant of the Year
Master Sgt. Frank Petray, 188th Security Forces Squadron

Company Grade Officer of the Quarter
1st Lt. Mark, 188th Operations Group

Field Grade Officer of the Quarter
Maj. Casey Eubanks, 188th Operations Support Squadron

188th Wing Outstanding Armen of the Quarter Winners (FY16Q4)

Airman of the Quarter
A1C Jacob Yoakum, 188th Wing

NCO of the Quarter
SSgt Morgana Schluterman, 188th Operations Group

Senior NCO of the Quarter
MSgt. Charley Parker, 188th Operations Support Squadron

Company Grade Officer of the Quarter
Capt. Phillip, 188th Operations Group

Field Grade Officer of the Quarter
Maj. Trenton, 184th Attack Squadron

Exceptional Airmen and Families get awards

  • Published
  • By Sra Matthew Matlock
  • 188th Wing
Airmen of the 188th were recognized, Nov. 4, 2017, Ebbing Air National Guard Base Ft. Smith, Ark., for distinguishing themselves among their peers and providing exceptional service to the wing.

Airmen of the Year and Quarter nominees were selected based in the Airman, Noncommissioned Officer, Senior NCO, First Sergeant, Company Grade Officer and Field Grade Officer categories.

Col. Robert Kinney, 188th Wing commander, presented awards to the winners, and praised their performances. Additionally, he thanked the supervisors and commanders who made it a point to recognize the hard work and dedication to the mission by these individuals.

The Outstanding Airman of the Year and Quarter program promotes professional development, innovation and mission success by recognizing those who excel in their carrier fields while fostering the cultivation of ready, responsive and highly-skilled Airman.

Kinney also recognized the Arkansas Air Guard Family of the year, Adjutant General’s Family Spirit Award, and Gold Award.

Air Guard Family of the year Award
The Morris Family

TAG’s Family Spirit Award
Sandy Rye

The Gold Award
Cindy Barr 

188th Wing Outstanding Airmen of the Year Winners (FY17)

Airman of the Year
Senior Airmen Brianna Van Pelt

NCO of the Year
Staff Sgt. Jedidiah Backus, 288th Operations Support Squadron

Senior NCO of the Year
Master Sgt. Charley Parker , 188th Operations Support Squadron

First Sergeant of the Year
Master Sgt. Frank Petray, 188th Security Forces Squadron

Company Grade Officer of the Quarter
1st Lt. Mark, 188th Operations Group

Field Grade Officer of the Quarter
Maj. Casey Eubanks, 188th Operations Support Squadron

188th Wing Outstanding Armen of the Quarter Winners (FY16Q4)

Airman of the Quarter
A1C Jacob Yoakum, 188th Wing

NCO of the Quarter
SSgt Morgana Schluterman, 188th Operations Group

Senior NCO of the Quarter
MSgt. Charley Parker, 188th Operations Support Squadron

Company Grade Officer of the Quarter
Capt. Phillip, 188th Operations Group

Field Grade Officer of the Quarter
Maj. Trenton, 184th Attack Squadron