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Hill fighter wings honor top maintainers

Military Professional of the Year

(U.S. Air Force graphic by David Perry)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing hosted the Maintenance Professional of the Year awards here March 3. The annual event recognizes the top maintainers at Hill. Winners announced that evening include the following:

Support Professional of the Year

Airman:
Senior Airman Jolene Adsitt, 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

NCO:
Tech. Sgt. Randall Vander Woude, 388th AMXS
Tech. Sgt. Scott Kranendonk, 419th Maintenance Group

SNCO:
Master Sgt. Blaine Tschida, 388th Maintenance Squadron
Senior Master Sgt. Robert Sears, 419th MXG

388th MXG Maintenance Support Section of the Year

34th Support Section

388th FW Outstanding Armament Person of the Year

Technician:
Senior Airman Tyus Stoltenburg, 388th AMXS

Supervisor:
Staff Sgt. Nikolaus Yakel, 388th AMXS

Manager:
Master Sgt. Jeffrey Taggart, 388th AMXS

388 FW Load Crew of the Year

Staff Sgt. Kayla Bruns, 388th AMXS
Staff Sgt. Hunter Rivera, 388th AMXS
Airman 1st Class Eustacio Marquez, Jr., 388th AMXS

419 FW Load Crew of the Year

Tech. Sgt Jonathan Corbin, 419th AMXS
Staff Sgt. Aften Garcia, 419th AMXS
Senior Airman Hailey Sloat, 419th AMXS

Maj. Gen. Jerry Rogers Maintenance Professional of the Year

Airman:
Senior Airman Jordan Blackburn, 388th MXS
Airman 1st Class Zachary Sherman, 419th MXS
Senior Airman Trevor Scott, 649th Munitions Squadron

NCO:
Tech. Sgt. Steven Bender, 388th MXS
Tech. Sgt. Justin Willobee, 419th AMXS
Tech. Sgt. Fredy Benitez, Jr., 649th MUNS

SNCO:
Master Sgt. Jon Brown, 388th MXS
Master Sgt. Jake Lewis, 419th MXS
Senior Master Sgt. Casey Schmid, 649th MUNS

CGO:
Capt. John Goodwin III, 388th AMXS

Civilian:
Diana Lawson, 649th MUNS

Maintenance Section of the Year

34th Production, 388th AMXS
Munitions Control, 419th MXS

CMSAF Thomas N. Barnes Award

Dedicated Crew Chief of the Year:
Staff Sgt. Jesse Mitchell, 388th AMXS
Staff Sgt. Markanthony Madrid, 419th AMXS

Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Outstanding Munitions/Missile Maintenance Person of the Year

Technician:
Senior Airman Caelin Runyon, 388th AMXS
Senior Airman Kaitlyn Jackson, 649th MUNS

Supervisor:
Tech. Sgt. Kyle Haun, 388th MXS
Tech. Sgt. Troy Tomkinson, 419th MXS
Tech. Sgt. Fredy Benitez, Jr., 649th MUNS

Manager:
Master. Sgt. Brian Gates, 388th AMXS
Senior Master Sgt. Elgin Rose, 419th MXS
Master Sgt. Thomas Robertson, Jr., 649th MUNS

Company Grade Manager:
1st Lt. Keith Gregorcyk, 388th AMXS

Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Outstanding Aircraft Maintenance Person of the Year

Technician:
Senior Airman Christian Hansen, 388th AMXS
Senior Airman David Mathews, 419th MXS

Civilian Technician:
Mikael Cunningham, 419th MXS

Technician Supervisor:
Tech. Sgt. Scott Patteson, 388th MXS
Tech. Sgt. Robert Daniel , 419th MXS

Supervisor Manager SNCO:
Senior Master Sgt. Ryan Conyers, 388th AMXS
Senior Master Sgt, Noel Price, 419th MXS

Company Grade Manager:
Capt. Richard Palz, 388th MXS

FGO:
Maj. Kathryn Damron, 388th AMXS

Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award

Junior Enlisted:
Tech. Sgt. Jenna Heck, 388th MXS

Senior Enlisted:
Senior Master Sgt. Neil Barker, 388th AMXS

Junior Officer:
Capt. Kellianne Matsuoka, 388th MXS

Senior Officer:
Maj. Lupe Guitierrez, 388th MXS

Logistics Readiness Award

Airman:
Airman 1st Class Jordan Reder, 388th MXG

NCO:
Tech. Sgt. Terri Willett, 388th MXG

SNCO:
Master Sgt. Brendan Ford, 388th MXG

Company Grade Manager:
Capt. Bryn Sowa, 388th MXG

Air Combat Command Maintenance Training Award

Instructor of the Year:
Tech. Sgt. Bryan Jernigan, 388th MXG

Unit Training Manager of the Year:
Staff Sgt. Lindsay Helbig, 388th MXG

388th Maintenance Analyst of the Year

Senior Airman Tyler Patrick, 388th MXG

388th Maintenance Scheduler of the Year

Airman:
Airman 1st Class Rebecca Blanks, 388th MXG

NCO:
Tech. Sgt. Jessica Wrestler, 388th MXG