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AFMC honors top 2020 headquarters Airmen during virtual event

Congratulations to the AFMC 2020 Headquarters Award Winners

Congratulations to the AFMC 2020 Headquarters Award Winners

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --

Air Force Materiel Command civilian and military personnel were recognized Feb. 5 at the 2020 Headquarters Annual Civilian and Military Award Recognition Ceremony headlined by Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC commander.

 

“It’s the Airmen in the command that make us the greatest and most important command, and it is extremely important and critical that we recognize their great work. Congratulations--you should be very proud,” said Bunch.

 

Directors, deputy directors, direct supervisors and special guests for each award nominee were invited to share the moment during the Microsoft Commercial Virtual Remote event as the top performers from the civilian, enlisted and officer ranks at headquarters were announced.

 

“Each of you absolutely stood out among your peers, and I look to recognize you in person in the future,” said Chief Master Sgt. Stanley C. Cadell, AFMC command chief.

 

Eight Airmen were selected as AFMC’s brightest stars, from a field of 46 nominees. The winners are listed below by category.

 

Military categories:

 

AirmanSenior Airman Casey J. Conwell, Air Space and Information Operations Directorate

 

Noncommissioned OfficerTech. Sgt. James B. Ely, Judge Advocate Directorate

 

Senior Noncommissioned OfficerMaster Sgt. Bianca M. Contway, Contracting Directorate

 

Company Grade OfficerCapt. Evan R. Hanson, Air Force Materiel Command Commander’s Action Group

 

Field Grade OfficerMaj. Craig M. Bayer, Space and Information Operations Directorate

 

Civilian categories:

 

Category lAaliyah M. Patten, Financial Management Directorate

 

Category IIDavid P. Bourgeois, Surgeon General Directorate

 

Category IIILandon C. Bailey, Strategic Plans, Programs, Requirements and Assessments Directorate

 

At the conclusion of the ceremony, each winner adjourned to a breakout room for a Virtual Receiving Line. Online etiquette was continually maintained in the breakout rooms where award recipients received further virtual acclaim, praise and admiration.

 

“All the best as you compete against the centers next month in your respective categories,” said Bunch.