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2009 17th Training Wing Annual Award Winners

17th Force Support Squadron, Goodfellow AFB, Texas.

17th Force Support Squadron is the 2009 Unit of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas.

SAN ANGELO, Texas -- Goodfellow Air Force Base recognizes its annual award winners during the GAFB 2009 Annual Awards Banquet, Feb. 2, 2010. More than 350 people attended the banquet that recognized 49 individual nominees. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane)

Goodfellow Air Force Base recognizes its annual award winners during the 17th Training Wing 2009 Annual Awards Banquet, Feb. 2. More than 350 people attended the banquet that recognized over 50 nominees. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane)

Cpl. Dennis Lopez, 344 Military Intelligence Battalion is the 2009 Army Soldier of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Cpl. Dennis Lopez, 344 Military Intelligence Battalion, is the 2009 Army Soldier of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Staff Sgt. Steven Jeter, 344 Military Intelligence Battalion is the 2009 Army Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Staff Sgt. Steven Jeter, 344 Military Intelligence Battalion, is the 2009 Army Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Sgt. Travis Godley, Marine Corp Detachment, is the 2009 MCD NCO of the year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Sgt. Travis Godley, Marine Corp Detachment, is the 2009 MCD NCO of the year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Gunnery Sgt. Sara Clark, Marine Corp Detachement, is the 2009 Marine Staff NCO of the year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Gunnery Sgt. Sara Clark, Marine Corp Detachment, is the 2009 Marine Staff NCO of the year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Petty Officer 1st Class Terrone Wolliston, Center of Information Dominance Detachment is the 2009 Sailor of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Petty Officer 1st Class Terrone Wolliston, Center of Information Dominance Detachment, is the 2009 Sailor of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Sgt. Roy Singleton, Marine Corp Detachment is the 2009 Joint Service Color Guard Member of the year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Sgt. Roy Singleton, Marine Corp Detachment, is the 2009 Joint Service Color Guard Member of the year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Janie Reyes, 17th Training Support Squadron is the 2009 Civilian Category I of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Janie Reyes, 17th Training Support Squadron, is the 2009 Civilian Category I of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Bryn Crandell, 312th Training Squadron, is the 2009 Civilian Category II of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)
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Bryn Crandell, 312th Training Squadron, is the 2009 Civilian Category II of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Leon Lamoy, 312th Training Squadron is the 2009 Civilian Supervisor Category II of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)
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Leon Lamoy, 312th Training Squadron, is the 2009 Civilian Supervisor Category II of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Senior Airman Chance Borgeson, 17th Medical Group is the 2009 Honor Guard Member of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)
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Senior Airman Chance Borgeson, 17th Medical Group, is the 2009 Honor Guard Member of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Senior Airman Francisco Manitas, 17th Comptroller Squadron is the 2009 Airman of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)
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Senior Airman Francisco Manitas, 17th Comptroller Squadron, is the 2009 Airman of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Klima, 315th Training Squadron is the 2009 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)
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Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Klima, 315th Training Squadron, is the 2009 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Master Sgt. Anthony Fleming, 17th Security Forces Squadron is the 2009 Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)
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Master Sgt. Anthony Fleming, 17th Security Forces Squadron, is the 2009 Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

1st Lt. Liane Zivitski, 315th Training Squadron is the 2009 Company Grade Officer of the year at 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)
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1st Lt. Liane Zivitski, 315th Training Squadron, is the 2009 Company Grade Officer of the year at 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

Master Sgt. Jeffery Baxter, 17th Force Support Squadron is the 2009 First Sergeant of the year at 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. The annual awards program recognizes both civilians and members in 16 categories of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines who are assigned to the wing, for their significant contributions to the 17 TRW, the community and mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)
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Master Sgt. Jeffery Baxter, 17th Force Support Squadron, is the 2009 First Sergeant of the year at 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Lou Czarnecki)

SAN ANGELO, Texas -- The 17th Force Support Squadron receives Goodfellow Air Force Base Unit of the Year during the GAFB 2009 Annual Awards Banquet, Feb. 2, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane)
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The 17th Force Support Squadron receives the 17th Training Wing Unit of the Year during the 2009 Annual Awards Banquet, Feb. 2. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane)

SAN ANGELO, Texas -- Attendees enjoy a meal during the GAFB 2009 Annual Awards Banquet, Feb. 2, 2010. More than 350 people attended the banquet that recognized 49 individual nominees. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane)
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Attendees enjoy a meal during the 17th Training Wing 2009 Annual Awards Banquet, Feb. 2. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane)

SAN ANGELO, Texas --     The 17th Training Wing honored its finest Tuesday night during a banquet at the McNease Convention Center, San Angelo. The annual awards program recognizes outstanding professionals for their significant contributions to the wing, the community and mission. The program is a joint event honoring both civilians and service members of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines in 16 categories.

    Command Chief Master Sgt. Brye McMillon, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala., was this year's guest speaker. Chief Master Sgt. McMillon shared a few personal stories, spoke on future foundation building and how professionals should conduct and produce professionally.

    There were over 50 nominees this year with honors going to many of the well deserving including the 17th Force Support Squadron for Unit of the Year; Master Sgt. Jeffrey Baxter who earned First Sergeant of the Year and Bryn Crandell recognized as the Civilian Supervisor Category II of the Year. The various prestigious category awards were presented by Col. Thomas Geary, 17 TRW commander and Chief Master Sgt. Frederick Ricker, 17 TRW command chief.

    Top Goodfellow Soldiers, Sailors and Marines were honored as well with Staff Sgt. Steven Jeter earning Army NCO of the Year; Sgt.Travis Godley taking Marine Corps Detachment Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and 1st Class Petty Officer Terrone Wolliston, honored as Sailor of the Year. Awards were presented to the Army by Lt. Col. Bichson Bush, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion commander and 1st Sgt. Raymond Ramsey, 344 MIB, Bravo Company. Capt. Douglas March, MCD commander, presented awards to the Marines and Lt. Lonnie Griffith, Center for Information Dominance Detachment officer in charge and Master Chief Paul Zimmerman, CID Navy senior enlisted leader, presented the award to the Sailor of the Year.

    Goodfellow and the 17 TRW would like to congratulate all the nominees for their outstanding contributions.

    Congratulations to the all the 2009 Annual Award Winners!

Army Soldier of the Year
Corporal Dennis Lopez, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion

Army NCO of the Year
Staff Sgt. Steven Jeter, 344 MIB

Marine Corps Detachment Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
Sgt. Travis Godley, MCD Goodfellow

Marine Staff NCO of the Year
Gunnery Sgt. Sara Clark, MCD, Goodfellow

Sailor of the Year
Petty Officer 1st Class Terrone Wolliston, Center for Information Dominance Detachment, Goodfellow

Joint Service Color Guard Member of the Year
Sgt. Roy Singleton, MCD Goodfellow

Civilian Category I of the Year
Janie Reyes, 17th Training Support Squadron

Civilian Category II of the Year
Bryn Crandell, 312th Training Squadron

Civilian Supervisor Category II of the Year
Leon Lamoy, 312 TRS

Unit of the Year
17th Force Support Squadron

Honor Guard Member of the Year
Senior Airman Chance Borgeson, 17th Medical Group

Airman of the Year
Senior Airman Francisco Manitas, 17th Comptroller Squadron

NCO of the Year
Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Klima, 315th Training Squadron

Senior NCO of the Year
Master Sgt. Anthony Fleming, 17th Security Forces Squadron

Company Grade Officer of the Year
1st Lt. Liane Zivitski, 315 TRS

First Sergeant of the Year
Master Sgt. Jeffrey Baxter, 17th Force Support Squadron