88th Air Base Wing personnel earn Air Force, AFMC honors

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  • By Airman 1st Class Alexandria Fulton
  • 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio- Members of the 88th Air Base Wing captured several Air Force Material Command awards for 2020, while a unit finished second for a prestigious Air Force honor.

“I continue to be amazed by the extraordinary men and women I have the privilege to serve,” said Col. Patrick Miller, 88 ABW commander.

AFMC winners from each category will now go on to compete at the Air Force level. Here’s a rundown of recent wing honorees:

Air Force runner-up

Brigadier General Archie S. Mayes Award (Best Engineering Division/Flight) – 88th Civil Engineer Group

AFMC winners:

Judge Advocate General awards

Albert M. Kuhfeld Award for Outstanding Young Judge Advocate of the Year – Maj. Megan Ortner, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

Manpower, Personnel and Services awards

Solomon Starks Jr. Equal Opportunity Professional of the Year – Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Graham III, Equal Opportunity Office

Force Support Senior NCO of the Year – Senior Master Sgt. Lonnie Locklear, 88th Force Support Squadron

Civilian Technician of the Year – Amayrani Smith, 88 FSS

Civilian Technician Supervisor of the Year – Phyllis Adams, 88 FSS

Civilian Supervisor of the Year – Janelle Bailey, 88 FSS

Manpower Flight – 88 FSS

Military Personnel Flight – 88 FSS

Force Development Flight – 88 FSS

2020 media awards

Layout and Design – David Clingerman, Public Affairs Office

Portrait – Richard Oriez, PAO

Video Documentation (B-roll) – Ryan Law, PAO

Multimedia Product – Christopher Decker, PAO

Video Spot – Christopher Decker, PAO

Video Story – Christopher Decker, PAO

Civilian Videographer of the Year – Christopher Decker, PAO

New Videographer of the Year – Airman 1st Class Jack Gardner, PAO

Short-form Production Video – 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Long-form Production Video – 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Miller praised 88 ABW supervisors for recognizing the “outstanding” team and individual work performances and encouraged all personnel to “keep crushing it” in 2021.