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December Student of the Month

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, congratulates the 312th Training Squadron Student of the Month winner, U.S. Army Pvt. Christopher Minotti, 312th TRS student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 312th TRS’s mission is to provide Department of Defense and international customers with mission ready fire protection and special instruments graduates and provide mission support for the Air Force Technical Applications Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, congratulates the 312th Training Squadron Student of the Month winner, U.S. Army Pvt. Christopher Minotti, 312th TRS student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 312th TRS’s mission is to provide Department of Defense and international customers with mission ready fire protection and special instruments graduates and provide mission support for the Air Force Technical Applications Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Student of the Month award to Airman 1st Class Leernest Ruffin, 315th TRS student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 315th TRS’s vision is to develop combat-ready intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance professionals and promote an innovative squadron culture and identity unmatched across the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Student of the Month award to Airman 1st Class Leernest Ruffin, 315th TRS student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 315th TRS’s vision is to develop combat-ready intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance professionals and promote an innovative squadron culture and identity unmatched across the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the Rope of the Month award to Airman 1st Class Taya Cook, 316th Training Squadron student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. Military Training Leaders present ropes to Airmen who display exceptional leadership qualities to lead their peers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the Rope of the Month award to Airman 1st Class Taya Cook, 316th Training Squadron student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. Military Training Leaders present ropes to Airmen who display exceptional leadership qualities to lead their peers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Marine Corps. Lt. Col. Earl Patterson, Marine Corps. Detachment at Goodfellow commanding officer, presents the 316th Training Squadron Student of the Month award to Pfc. Elsa Kalis, 316th TRS student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 316th TRS’s mission is to conduct U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard cryptologic, human intelligence and military training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Marine Corps. Lt. Col. Earl Patterson, Marine Corps. Detachment at Goodfellow commanding officer, presents the 316th Training Squadron Student of the Month award to Pfc. Elsa Kalis, 316th TRS student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 316th TRS’s mission is to conduct U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard cryptologic, human intelligence and military training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 316th Training Squadron Student of the Month award to U.S. Marine Corps. Pfc. Elsa Kalis, 316th TRS student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 316th TRS’s mission is to conduct U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard cryptologic, human intelligence and military training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 316th Training Squadron Student of the Month award to U.S. Marine Corps. Pfc. Elsa Kalis, 316th TRS student, at the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 316th TRS’s mission is to conduct U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard cryptologic, human intelligence and military training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Officer Student of the Month award to 2nd Lt. Michael Goolsby, 315th TRS student at Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 315th TRS’s vision is to develop combat-ready intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance professionals and promote an innovative squadron culture and identity unmatched across the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Abraham Salomon, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Officer Student of the Month award to 2nd Lt. Michael Goolsby, 315th TRS student at Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 4, 2019. The 315th TRS’s vision is to develop combat-ready intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance professionals and promote an innovative squadron culture and identity unmatched across the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Each month the Student of the Month awards and Rope of the Month award are handed out by 17th Training Group leadership. The Student of the Month award is given to one outstanding student from each of the different squadrons, who were selected and voted for by the students and instructors of their respective squadron. As for the Rope of the Month award, it is handed out as recognition for the rope who has stood out amongst their peers. These students have worked hard for these awards and have shown their dedication to their squadrons and the training they receive at Goodfellow.