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AEDC personnel honored at annual awards ceremony

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  • By Jill Pickett

Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership honored military and civilian government annual award winners and nominees during a ceremony Feb. 21 at the Arnold Lakeside Complex at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

The award recipients are:

  • Maj. Wesly Anderson, Field Grade Officer of the Year
  • Capt. Erin Alt, Company Grade Officer of the Year
  • Master Sgt. James Buoy, Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
  • Tech. Sgt. Anthony Smith, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
  • Senior Airman Travis Russell, Airman of the Year
  • Pamela Johnson, Civilian Category I
  • Russell Loos, Civilian Category II
  • Kristyn Nivins, Civilian Category III
  • Diana Skordallos, Non-appropriated Fund Civilian Category II
  • B-21 Test Team, 704th Test Group Operating Location-AC – Annual Exceptional Innovator

This team consists of: Jason Sawdy, Patrick O’Connell, Scott Ehman, Russell Loos and Jonathan Young.

  • High-Temperature Materials Test Team, Test Division – Annual AEDC Technical Achievement Award

This team consists of: Ben Holton, team leader; John Hile; Christopher Lehto; and Richard Rushing.

  • Maj. Simon Kassemi and Capt. Nicolas Arosemena – Annual Safety Award

Anderson also won 2020 Field Grade Officer of the Year for the Air Force Test Center and will compete at the Air Force Materiel Command level.

Members of the Contracting team that supports AEDC, known as AFTC/PZ Arnold, which won AFTC Contracting annual awards for fiscal year 2020, were also recognized during the event.

Those award recipients are:

  • Edward Crenshaw, Outstanding Civilian in Systems (Non-Supervisory)
  • Christopher Fanning, Outstanding Civilian in Systems (Supervisory)
  • Mitchell Howard, Outstanding Contracting Support Staff Award
  • Theresa Cates, Outstanding Achievement in Contracting IT (Individual)
  • Stacey Lamb, Outstanding Quality Assurance Program Coordinator
  • Test Operation and Sustainment Team, Outstanding Systems Contracting Unit
  • Installation Contracting Arnold Team (PZI), Outstanding Enterprise Contracting Unit

Stacey Lamb also was named the Outstanding Quality Assurance Program Coordinator for AFMC.