By unitedweroll on Mar 26, 2014 | In Military News and Support
by Oregon National Guard
3/25/2014 - CLACKAMAS, Ore. -- The Oregon Air National Guard honored a group of Airmen with the 125th Special Tactics Squadron with a Silver Star and Bronze Star medals, during a ceremony Monday.
Attending were Lt. Gen. Eric E. Fiel, commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.; Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke III, director, Air National Guard, the Pentagon and Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, adjutant general of Oregon.
The Airmen recognized were Tech. Sgt. Doug Matthews with the Silver Star; Staff Sgt. Matthew Matlock with the Bronze Star Medal with Valor and second Oak Leaf Cluster; Staff Sgt. Christopher Jones with the Bronze Star with Valor and first Oak Leaf Cluster; and Tech. Sgt. George Thompson with the Bronze Star.
"The 125th STS has a proud history of displaying valor and heroism in combat," said Maj. TJ Awada, commander of the 125th STS. "The actions of Sergeants Matthews, Jones, Matlock, and Thompson are in keeping with the highest traditions of this squadron and the Oregon National Guard.
On Nov. 27, 2012, the vehicle Matthews was riding in struck an improvised explosive device, triggering a coordinated ambush near Jalrez, Wardak Province in Afghanistan. Despite being ejected from the vehicle, and sustaining head injuries and multiple lacerations, he immediately came to his feet and faced small-arms fire from 12 different enemy fighting positions, some as close as 30 meters.
Although seriously wounded, Matthews returned fire and made his way back to the overturned vehicle to aid his wounded teammates. He located his team leader, who was ejected from the vehicle and seriously wounded, and moved him to safety while continuing to exchange fire with the enemy. As his Special Forces teammates regrouped, Matthews coordinated close air support and medical evacuation for the wounded. Despite being exposed to enemy fire, he continued to direct close air support, which eventually repelled the enemy.
"His heroism under fire while directing close air support allowed friendly forces to recover all personnel with no loss of life and maneuver out of the ambush's kill zone. Sergeant Matthews' actions undoubtedly saved the lives of his wounded teammates and an Afghan interpreter," the award citation reads.
On Oct. 6, 2012, Matlock's team began receiving intense enemy fire while conducting a patrol in Arabon Valley, Wardak Province, Afghanistan. Matlock dove into a nearby irrigation ditch and returned fire while coordinating air support to suppress the enemy fire pinning down his team. He crawled to a vantage point where he determined that two Special Forces and two Afghan partner force soldiers were severely wounded. Matlock soon realized that his team leader was also injured. With complete disregard for his own safety, Matlock jumped to his feet and ran to the aid of his teammates. He rendered first aid while coordinating medical evacuation flights and close air support. As medical evacuation helicopters arrived, he carried one of his injured comrades to safety while under enemy fire.
On Oct. 8, 2012, Jones served as the primary joint terminal attack controller assigned to an Army Special Forces Team conducting a tactical ground movement in Paktiya Province, Afghanistan. The team's lead vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, triggering a coordinated ambush. Jones immediately returned fire while coordinating close air support aircraft overhead. After the initial volley of enemy fire, Jones exited his vehicle and rushed to the command element, which was pinned down by enemy fire. As he made his way to the front of the convoy, Jones continued to engage the enemy and provide air support. While coordinating airstrikes, Jones lost line of sight communications with the aerial support. Without regard for his personal safety, Jones immediately moved to an exposed position in order to regain communications and continue aerial coordination to repel the enemy assault.
Between Jan. 15 and April 15, 2011, Thompson served as a joint terminal attack controller attached to an Army Special Forces team, conducting more than 35 combat patrols in the rugged terrain of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. During one mission, insurgents ambushed his team with machine gun and small arms fire. Thompson returned fire, enabling the team to reach cover. He quickly relayed the location of two insurgents he identified, enabling Afghanistan Local Police to defeat both insurgents. Also, during a separate patrol, his team came under heavy small arms fire from insurgents. Thompson returned fire, re-supplied the M-249 machine gunner, and directed mortar fire. He then controlled fixed-wing air support, initiating an enemy withdrawal. Throughout the deployment, Thompson controlled 34 aircraft during multiple life-threatening missions.
The 125th STS was officially established on May 1, 2005, and is headquartered at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Ore. The 125th Special Tactics Squadron has 79 members made up of Combat Controllers (CCT), Special Operations Weathermen (SOWT), and numerous support positions. Members of the unit undergo a rigorous two-year training program where they graduate as combat divers, military free-fall and static-line parachutists and are trained to operate in any environment in the world.
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By unitedweroll on Mar 24, 2014 | In Military News and Support
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By unitedweroll on Mar 24, 2014 | In Military News and Support
Blog Note: We salute and say "Thank You" to TSgt Michael Kuehler as he serves both our country and his community.
Airman wears two uniforms
by Senior Airman Jared Trimarchi
379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
3/23/2014 - AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- Being in the Air Force Reserve gives Airmen the opportunity to serve their country while following their dreams to become just about anything in life. For some, the dream might be to be an actor or a musician, but for one 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight Airman, who is deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, his dream was to become a police officer.
Tech. Sgt. Michael Kuehler, who is deployed from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. and is a Morton, Texas native is not your average sized Airman. He stands at 6 feet 7 inches tall, looks like a football player and has a powerful handshake which can probably crush a coconut.
Some days going to work requires him to don a military uniform while he serves the nation as a fuels operations supervisor providing fuel to military aircraft, and other days he wears a police officer uniform and serves his local community by protecting the people who live there. He is also a full time single father of his two sons.
"I thoroughly enjoy both of my jobs, and I feel like a lucky person to be able to do two things that I have a deep passion for; serving my country and helping people," Kuehler said. "Although it is hard at times to manage my schedule between the two jobs, it is worth it."
Kuehler joined the Air Force in 1993 to serve his nation and joined the reserve after eight years of active duty service.
"I come from a long line of military service and pretty much everyone in my family has served," Kuehler said. "I knew as soon as I got out of high school I wanted to join the Air Force and I did."
Kuehler worked as a fuels Airman, but wanted to cross train into security forces because he always had a passion for law enforcement he said.
"During my time serving in Active Duty, there were no positions open to cross train into security forces so I came up with a plan to still serve my country and follow my passion for protecting the public," Kuehler said. "I joined the Phoenix Police Department and have had a great experience working there for the past 13 years."
On the police force, Kuehler works as a patrol officer in one of the most dangerous parts of Phoenix, he said. He receives all types of calls, from domestic disputes to armed robberies. No day is the same, he added.
During his deployment he supervises 21 Airmen who fuel all the aircraft deployed here. He said his job here and his police job at home share some similarities.
"The Air Force set me up for success to become the best police officer I can be," Kuehler said. "And my job as a police officer has helped me be more patient with people which helps me supervise. Both jobs focus on being fit and I enjoy being physically fit to be an Airman and a police officer."
Staff Sgt. Michael Poitevien, a 379th ELRS fuels Airman who is deployed from Yokota Air Base, Japan and is a Long Island, N.Y. native said, "Tech. Sgt. Kuehler is one of the best supervisors I have ever worked with. He is very well-mannered and dedicated to professionalism. He is a great mentor which I have learned much from. I am sure he takes his duties as a police officer as seriously as he does being an Airman."
Kuehler said, neither job is more rewarding and he is grateful to be able to follow his two passions while providing mentorship to his two sons and his fellow Airmen.
"My police job is phenomenal because I get to help people and put bad guys behind bars," Kuehler said. "Being an Airman is an honor and I love that fact that I help to provide fuel which keeps aircraft in the air and in the fight. I love both of my jobs and I am just grateful to have the opportunity to serve in two different uniforms."
By unitedweroll on Mar 24, 2014 | In Military News and Support
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USAFE-AFAFRICA recognizes 2013's best Airmen
by Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa
3/24/2014 - RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- During the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa annual awards ceremony held here March 20, Gen. Frank Gorenc, USAFE-AFAFRICA commander, and Chief Master Sgt. James E. Davis, USAFE-AFAFRICA command chief, recognized the best Airmen in the command for 2013.
The awards recognize Airmen for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements.
Gorenc took to the stage to congratulate all of the winners and nominees from this year's competition.
"I couldn't be more proud of the nominees," said Gorenc. "They are fantastic Airmen in their own right, but certainly, we couldn't be more proud of the winners who are sitting here with us tonight."
Gorenc went on to talk about the hard work and dedication that goes on to recognize the Airmen at this level. He also praised those behind the scenes.
"I am very proud of all of the supervisors who put their fingers to the keyboards to describe the stories of all of the nominees," said Gorenc.
He closed his remarks by emphasizing the importance of airpower and how these Airmen epitomize the dedication to the U.S. Air Force, defense of our nation and NATO allies.
Airmen competed within their units, then at wing level and have now been named the best in the command. They will go on to compete at the Air Force level for the coveted Outstanding Airmen of the Year award, which will be announced later this year.
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The honorees are:
Airman Category - Senior Airman Shabree Heasell
Duty title: Training and Tactics Technician
Unit: 603rd Air and Space Operations Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
Highlights: Heasell analyzed threat levels and developed secret service primary and alternate routes to protect President Obama during a visit to Africa. While deployed, she pinpointed 43 smuggling routes and eradicated 12 enemy workshops including 20 roadside bombs and 50 weapons caches.
How does earning this award make you feel? "I've come a long way since first graduating from BMT," Heasell said. "My progress since then has all been due to the enormous support I've had from my supervisors and leadership. It was only because of their mentorship, coupled with the loving support of my family, which put me in a position to even be considered for this award."
Why does Senior Airman Heasell deserve this award? "Senior Airman Heasell has truly hit the ground running since arriving at the 603rd AOC," said Tech. Sgt. Leea Scott, 603rd AOC NCO in charge of tactics and training. "She has consistently performed well above her peers and shown unwavering dedication to the Air Force core values. I can honestly say she is one of those Airmen that you hope to get as a supervisor. She deserves this award because she is, without a doubt, 'Outstanding.'"
NCO Category - Tech. Sgt. Douglas Storseth
Duty title: NCO in charge of Infrastructure Plans
Unit: 1st Combat Communications Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
Highlights: Storseth deployed to Afghanistan for six months and led a team of 20 Airmen working on 22 projects worth more than $25 million, which contributed to him earning a meritorious service medal. He also launched a team to an Israel weapons training exercise which completed 500 sorties and helped certify 20 pilots.
Why does Tech. Sgt. deserve this award? "Tech. Sgt. Storseth is one of our best and we are extremely proud to have him on our team," said Lt. Col. Patrick Hilgendorf, 1st Combat Communications Squadron commander. "He did phenomenal work for the mission in 2013 and I have no doubt he will continue to do great things in the future."
Senior NCO Category - Senior Master Sgt. Nikki Drago
Duty title: Security Forces Manager
Unit: 423rd Security Forces Squadron, Royal Air Force Alconbury, England
Highlights: Drago filled in for the chief enlisted manager leading 142 people and more than $2 billion in assets which earned the squadron the best medium sized security forces unit in the Air Force Award. Additionally, he coordinated a four-member support element with the secret service enabling protection of a world leader.
How does earning this award make you feel? "My unit had a great [year]," Drago said. "Without a doubt, I am at this level because of the great things the professional Airmen I work with everyday have accomplished all year long. They are the true winners of this award."
Why does Senior Master Sgt. Drago deserve this award? "Senior Master Sergeant Drago is the epitome of a senior NCO," said Maj. Kevin Eberhart, 423rd Security Forces commander. "His knowledge, dedication and example to the Airmen in our unit is truly inspiring. Senior Master Sergeant Drago comes to work each day focused on bettering the unit, his personnel and himself."
Company Grade Officer Category - Capt. Asha-Lee Cadogan
Duty title: Family Health Clinical Nurse
Unit: 52nd Medical Operations Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany
Highlights: Cadogan coordinated 60,000 visits and $4.6 million worth of care which led to her being named the number one CGO nurse in the Air Force out of more than 2,200. She also organized disease management for 548 patients and the Air Force inspector general named her team the best performing medical home team.
How does earning this award make you feel? "I am elated to have been recognized for such a prestigious award," said Cadogan. "I am forever indebted to my mentors and leadership who pushed me to develop professionally, personally. I am thankful that I was always presented with challenges and knew clear expectations. Earning this award paves the way for others that I will mentor and ensure that they are equipped with the resources that they need to become successful."
Why does Capt. Cadogan deserve this award? "Captain Cadogan deserved her award because she showed amazing character and leadership abilities," said Maj. A. Staci Staley. "She also took charge of several squadron, group, and wing-level projects which enhanced morale, built cultural awareness, bound Airmen to core values and enhanced professionalism and teamwork. She is an outstanding role model."
First Sgt. Category - Master Sgt. Travis Chaney
Duty title: First Sergeant
Unit: 65th Medical Group, Lajes Field, Azores
Highlights: Chaney expedited 11 Red Cross messages and coordinated emergency leave with the Air Force Association ensuring all affected Airmen departed within 24 hours. Furthermore, he developed a "Shirt Dirt" radio program with the American Forces Network which facilitated communication with more than 2,100 Airmen and their families.
How does earning this award make you feel? "Earning USAFE-AFAFRICA First Sergeant of the Year is an amazing honor for me, my family, and my team," said Chaney. "We are doing great things here at Lajes and it is exciting to know that our efforts are being recognized at the MAJCOM level. I love being a first sergeant and earning this award only further verifies that I am dedicated to the mission of the U.S. Air Force by taking exceptional care of our number one asset: Airmen."
Why does Master Sgt. Chaney deserve this award? "Master Sergeant Chaney's work to ensure the health, esprit de corps, discipline, mentoring, and overall well-being of all our assigned enlisted members has been the best I have witnessed in my 36 years," said Col. Lorn Heyne, 65th Medical Group commander. "He truly represents the incredible work that all our Air Force first sergeants deal with on a day-to-day basis and I am proud to have him on our team."
Civilian Category I - Jackie Jaggard
Duty title: Supply Inspector
Unit: 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England
Highlights: Jaggard inspected 33,000 parts finding 291 errors and managed U.S. Air Forces in Europe's largest supply account worth more than $724 million. Additionally, she certified 11,000 chemical containers worth $454 million, which prevented $652,000 in disposal fees.
How does earning this award make you feel? "I feel very honored to win USAFE civilian of the year," Jaggard said. "I enjoy the variety of the work involved within my job and feel I have a direct impact on the mission at RAF Lakenheath."
Why does Mrs. Jaggard deserve this award? "Jackie is a fantastic person to work with," said David Hardinge, 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron chief inspector. "She is totally self-motivated and shows enthusiasm in every aspect of her job. Whether she is training new Airmen or inspecting shelf-life controlled items, she completes all tasks precisely and with a smile."
Civilian Category II - Allen Fry
Duty title: Installation Management Flight Chief
Unit: 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England
Highlights: Fry was instrumental to his team earning the best flight in the command two years in a row. He also piloted Lakenheath's sequestration efforts by identifying $1.8 million in savings helping the team meet its end of year requirements.
How does earning this award make you feel? "I'm honored and it feels good," Fry said. "I thank my leadership for recognizing my efforts along the way. For me, winning this award in 2013 is incredibly rewarding despite the challenges and uncertainty we all faced."
Why does Mr. Fry deserve this award? "Fry is an integral part of the RAF Lakenheath CE team," said Lt. Col. Gregory Morissette, 48th CES commander. "He has done extraordinarily well despite some significant challenges over the last year. [His] professionalism and team spirit is what really sets him apart. He has an infectious positive attitude and confidence that will make any commander sleep better at night knowing that he is in charge of taking care of our people."
Base Honor Guard Member of the Year - Staff Sgt. Julious F. Del Rosario
Duty title: Security Forces Patrolman
Unit: 52nd Security Forces Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany
Highlights: Del Rosario worked as the assistant NCOIC of the base honor guard program.
How does earning this award make you feel? "Earning this award for USAFE is definitely an achievement that I never thought I would win," said Del Rosario. "I felt very excited to be able to represent the 52nd Fighter Wing and it is a great honor to be a part of this. Most of the credit I would give to my honor guard team because their help and dedication brought me to the level that I am in now."
Why does Staff Sgt. Del Rosario deserve this award? "Del Rosario has been the 'go to guy' on the honor guard team," said Capt. Brandon R. Burden, Honor Guard officer in charge. "Del consistently goes beyond anything expected of a HG member or even a junior NCO. "He is one person I would turn to if I need anything accomplished, regardless of the task."
Base Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year - Staff Sgt. Jimmy Farias
Duty title: Fuels Distribution Supervisor
Unit: 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy
Highlights: Farias has devoted four years to the Base Honor Guard Program. He has served as trainer, flight sergeant, scheduler, and NCOIC.
How does earning this award make you feel? "Earning this award humbles me and gives me an enormous amount of pride," said Farias. "Pride in our purpose, which is fueled by the efforts and dedication of my team. Their perpetual dedication and commitment to duty is ultimately what led to my selection for this award. For them, their admirable endeavors, and the support of my wing leadership, I am utterly grateful."
Why does Staff Sgt. Farias deserve this award? "Farias exemplifies the Air Force core value of Excellence," said Maj. Justin R. Holbrook, Base Honor Guard officer in charge. "His passion was unparalleled to any other Airman I have worked with in my six years of military service. He never settled for anything less than superior performance. He was totally committed to maximizing his talents and the talents of the other guardsmen. Our program is what it is today because of his efforts."
Key Spouse of the Year - Ms. Brittany Martin
Duty title: Key Spouse
Unit: 492nd Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England
Highlights: Martin contributed more than 400 hours supporting 65 spouses through 100 days of temporary duty and deployments. She also wrote 12 group newsletters and disseminated critical information, which bolstered the communication between the unit and families.
How does earning this award make you feel? "The 492nd Spouse Group is amazing," Martin said. "The men and women in the group are incredible people. To have been singled out from among them is deeply touching. I have been so blessed by being part of this group, and I am really glad to have been able to give something back to the group."
Why does Brittany Martin deserve this award? "Brittany Martin's efforts and achievements this past year have been nothing short of amazing," said Lt. Col. Richard Carver, 492nd Fighter Squadron commander. "She has consistently devoted her time to supporting the 492nd team in accomplishing the mission. The 492nd is thrilled that Brittany's contribution to our unit's mission and the Air Force are being recognized by USAFE."
By unitedweroll on Mar 24, 2014 | In Military News and Support
... 'A lot of women join the military and try to be one of the guys. No one can be a better guy than a guy. Don't try to be like a guy. Be a girl. Be proud to be a woman and kick butt at it.' ....
by Senior Airman Nicole Leidholm
60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
3/21/2014 - TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- On March 13, Travis was part of a women's heritage flight that consisted of an all-female C-17 Globemaster III crew, a first of its kind for Travis.
Travis' "Tribute to Women's History" flight was organized to celebrate and educate others about women's contributions to not only history, but the Air Force.
"The women who participated in the event all exemplify this year's national theme: women of character, courage and commitment," said Tech. Sgt. Shevaun Reighter, 21st Airlift Squadron training NCO in charge and event organizer.
The flight consisted of normal training, some pattern work that included touch-and-goes and assault landings, said Capt. Sarah Forte, 21st AS C-17 pilot.
First Lt. Jocelyn Booker, 21st AS C-17 pilot, switched off with Forte during the training. While Maj. Kathryn Veseth, 60th Operations Support Squadron and aircraft commander, helped the women pilots on their training.
Forte explained how many female pilots have a harder time overcoming self doubt during pilot training due to internalizing their feelings.
"When I fly I have to remind myself that if I mess up, not to internalize it," she said. "It may have just been the air that day and not to become my own worst enemy."
Following the pattern work, the aircraft met up with a KC-10 Extender for aircraft refueling training over the Pacific Ocean.
"The women's heritage flight was a positive event that reinforced the contributions of past generations," said Veseth, who looks up to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as her role model. "I am extremely appreciative of such women and grateful for the opportunities these women made possible for future generations."
Once finished, the crew flew back to Travis, where it backed the C-17 to the distinguished visitors spot. There, women from the community gathered as they waited to board for a tour of the aircraft.
"It felt great to showcase the advancement of women over history," Reighter said. "I was honored to represent the women in my community who could not participate in the event. I really think we made a lasting impression on the spectators and our co-workers."
Forte echoed her thoughts on being proud to be part of the historical flight.
"When I was 7, we went to an air show where I met a female C-130 (Hercules) pilot who inspired me to also become a pilot," Forte said. "She told me, 'A lot of women join the military and try to be one of the guys. No one can be a better guy than a guy. Don't try to be like a guy. Be a girl. Be proud to be a woman and kick butt at it.'"
Photos and original article - Ref: http://www.amc.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123404341
By unitedweroll on Mar 20, 2014 | In Military News and Support
Release No: 50
March 20, 2014
AF releases SMSgt promotion list
by Debbie Gildea
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – More than 900 master sergeants have been selected for promotion to senior master sergeant, Air Force officials announced today.
To see the selectee list, go to myPers at https://mypers.af.mil and search for the active duty enlisted promotions home page, or to the Air Force Portal at https://www.my.af.mil. To access test and board scores, go to the virtual MPF via the secure applications page.
The selection rate was 6.74 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 677.15. Selectees’ average time in grade was 4.25 years and time in service was 19 years. Average enlisted performance report score was 134.99; average decorations score was 20.41; promotion fitness examination average score was 70.26; and the average board score was 399.95.
Selectees will be promoted in order of promotion sequence number beginning in April.
Selections are tentative until the data verification process is complete, which is normally within 10 days of the promotion release date. Personnel officials will notify Airmen, via military personnel sections, if their selection is in question.
For more information about promotion and other personnel issues, visit the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil.
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