Goodfellow honors Senior Noncommissioned Officers

Retired Chief Master Sgt. Robert Mehaffey, guest speaker, speaks during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. The speech focused how to lead as a SNCO. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

Retired Chief Master Sgt. Robert Mehaffey, guest speaker, speaks during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. The speech focused how to lead as a SNCO. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

Master Sgt. Douglas Earl, 316th Training Squadron operations superintendent, hands a check to retired Chief Master Sgt. Robert Mehaffey, guest speaker, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. The check was a donation to Mehaffey’s choice of charity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

Master Sgt. Douglas Earl, 316th Training Squadron operations superintendent, hands a check to retired Chief Master Sgt. Robert Mehaffey, guest speaker, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. The check was a donation to Mehaffey’s choice of charity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Andrew Britt, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Andrew Britt, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Leanne Britt, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Leanne Britt, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Sheraz Cedeno, 17th Civil Engineer Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Sheraz Cedeno, 17th Civil Engineer Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Curtrell Gibson, 17th Force Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Curtrell Gibson, 17th Force Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Gibson, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Gibson, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Elliott, 17th Training Wing, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Elliott, 17th Training Wing, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Aaron Dvorak, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Aaron Dvorak, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Salvatore Corrao, 17th Training Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Salvatore Corrao, 17th Training Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. James Gipson, 17th Force Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. James Gipson, 17th Force Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph King, 312th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph King, 312th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Alexander Lewis, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Alexander Lewis, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kirtis McCormick, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kirtis McCormick, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Nathanael Meagher, 17th Force Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Nathanael Meagher, 17th Force Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Johnny Patubo, 17th Communications Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Johnny Patubo, 17th Communications Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Syring, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Syring, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Trueman, 312th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Trueman, 312th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bruce Perkins, 17th Training Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bruce Perkins, 17th Training Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Schnoes, 312th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Schnoes, 312th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Vonada, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Vonada, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jessica Turner, 17th Force Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jessica Turner, 17th Force Support Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Martin Smith, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Martin Smith, 315th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rosanna Surber, 17th Comptroller Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rosanna Surber, 17th Comptroller Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Erin Weiss, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Erin Weiss, 316th Training Squadron, receives their certificate of selection from Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The 17th Training Wing hosted a Senior Noncommissioned Officer Induction Ceremony at the Event Center Aug. 18.

Congratulations to the 22 NCOs who were ceremoniously inducted into the senior enlisted ranks.

SNCOs must provide highly effective leadership. Their primary purpose is mission accomplishment. They must lead and manage teams while maintaining the highest level of readiness to ensure mission success.

Goodfellow's newest SNCO inductees are:

17th Civil Engineer Squadron:

Tech. Sgt. Sheraz Cedeno

17th Comptroller Squadron:

Tech. Sgt. Rosanna Surber

17th Communications Squadron:

Tech. Sgt. Johnny Patubo

17th Force Support Squadron:

Master Sgt. Curtrell Gibson

Tech. Sgt. James Gipson

Master Sgt. Nathanael Meagher

Tech. Sgt. Jessica Turner

17th Training Support Squadron:

Tech. Sgt. Salvatore Corrao

Master Sgt. Bruce Perkins

17th Training Wing:

Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Elliott

312th Training Squadron:

Tech. Sgt. Joseph King

Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Schnoes

Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Trueman

315th Training Squadron:

Tech. Sgt. Aaron Dvorak

Tech. Sgt. Christopher Gibson

Tech. Sgt. Alexander Lewis

Tech. Sgt. Kirtis McCormick

Tech. Sgt. Martin Smith

316th Training Squadron:

Tech. Sgt. Andrew Britt

Tech. Sgt. Leanne Britt

Tech. Sgt. David Syring

Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Vonada

Tech. Sgt. Erin Weiss