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2018 Annual Award winners recognized

Medallions are displayed during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony medallion ceremony inside Thompson Hall at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership congratulated outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Medallions are displayed during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony medallion ceremony inside Thompson Hall at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership congratulated outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Airman 1st Class John Shelby, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron medical lab technician, with the Honor Guard Airman of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Airman 1st Class John Shelby, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron medical lab technician, with the Honor Guard Airman of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Graham, 334th Training Squadron instructor, with the Honor Guard NCO of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Graham, 334th Training Squadron instructor, with the Honor Guard NCO of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron S3 Operations with the Team of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron S3 Operations with the Team of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Daniel Kazumura, 81st Training Wing legal assistant, with the Volunteer of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Daniel Kazumura, 81st Training Wing legal assistant, with the Volunteer of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, delivers remarks during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, delivers remarks during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Winners of the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony pose for a photo during a ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Winners of the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony pose for a photo during a ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Tech. Sgt. Zachary Bosch, 334th Training Squadron instructor, with the NCO of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Tech. Sgt. Zachary Bosch, 334th Training Squadron instructor, with the NCO of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Senior Master Sgt. Janis Petry, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron pharmacy flight chief, with the Senior NCO of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Senior Master Sgt. Janis Petry, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron pharmacy flight chief, with the Senior NCO of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Master Sgt. Sharita Williams, 81st Medical Support Squadron first sergeant, with the First Sergeant of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Master Sgt. Sharita Williams, 81st Medical Support Squadron first sergeant, with the First Sergeant of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present 1st Lt. Jared Hines, 81st Contracting Squadron contract specialist, with the Company Grade Officer of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present 1st Lt. Jared Hines, 81st Contracting Squadron contract specialist, with the Company Grade Officer of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Maj. Erin Holland, 81st Force Support Squadron operations officer, with the Field Grade Officer of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Maj. Erin Holland, 81st Force Support Squadron operations officer, with the Field Grade Officer of the Year award during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Stephen Dereis, 81st Dental Squadron dental lab technician, with the Civilian of the Year award, Non-Supervisory Category II, during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Stephen Dereis, 81st Dental Squadron dental lab technician, with the Civilian of the Year award, Non-Supervisory Category II, during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Brandie Saucier, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron transfusion services supervisor, with the Civilian of the Year award, Non-Supervisory Category III, during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Brandie Saucier, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron transfusion services supervisor, with the Civilian of the Year award, Non-Supervisory Category III, during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Len Van Sittert, 81st Medical Support Squadron medical contract manager, with the Civilian of the Year award, Supervisory Category II, during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Len Van Sittert, 81st Medical Support Squadron medical contract manager, with the Civilian of the Year award, Supervisory Category II, during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler personnel cheer during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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Keesler personnel cheer during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Brian Louis, 81st Comptroller Squadron financial technician, with the Civilian of the Year award, Non-Supervisory Category I, during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st TRW command chief, present Brian Louis, 81st Comptroller Squadron financial technician, with the Civilian of the Year award, Non-Supervisory Category I, during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Javier Trujillo, 334th Training Squadron instructor, plays the national anthem with his saxophone during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Javier Trujillo, 334th Training Squadron instructor, plays the national anthem with his saxophone during the 81st Training Wing's 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony inside a hangar at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 1, 2019. During the ceremony, base leadership recognized outstanding Airmen and civilians from across the installation for their accomplishments throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

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