460th Space Wing brings home top honors at “big game”

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  • By Airman Jacob Deatherage
  • 460th Space Wing Public Affairs

The 460th Space Wing hosted the Super Bowl themed 2016 Annual Awards ceremony Feb. 3, at the fitness center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.

The event recognized the significant achievements, work ethic and skills of the military members and civilians of the 460th Space Wing. The nominees were selected based on their outstanding accomplishments in the areas of job performance, leadership and followership, self-improvement and development, fostering productive work environments and the whole Airman concept.

Below is the list of nominees and winner of the annual awards:

Airman of the Year:

Senior Airman Sarah Gilbert, 460th Medical Group (winner)

Senior Airman Carl Sherrill, 460th Operations Group

Airman 1st Class Whitney Groscost, 460th Space Wing Staff

NCO of the Year:

Tech. Sgt. Jackson Josey, 460th Mission Support Group

Staff Sgt. Ana Afonso, 460th Operations Group (winner)

Tech. Sgt. Michael Dodd, 460th Space Wing Staff

Staff Sgt. Kyle Thomas, 460th Mission Support Group

Senior NCO of the Year:

Master Sgt. Chad Obermiller, 460th Mission Support Group

Senior Master Sgt. David Carr, 460th Operations Group

Master Sgt. Stacy Lindsey, 460th Medical Group (winner)

Master Sgt. Justin Dennison, 460th Space Wing Staff

First Sergeant of the Year:

Master Sgt. Robert Hotzfeld, 460th Mission Support Group (winner)

Master Sgt. Troy Drasher, 460th Operations Group

Company Grade Officer of the Year:

Capt. Brett Garrett, 460th Space Wing Staff

1st Lt. Walter Wilson, 460th Operations Group (winner)

1st Lt. Samuel Witt, 460th Mission Support Group

1st Lt. Stephanie Johnson, 460th Medical Group

Field Grade Officer of the Year:

Maj. Alfred Felipe, 460th Medical Group

Maj. Brendon Herbeck, 460th Operations Group (winner)

Honor Guard Airman of the Year:

Senior Airman Matthew Thompson, Mile High Honor Guard (winner)

Honor Guard NCO of the Year:

Master Sgt. Wolfram Stumpf, Mile High Honor Guard (winner)

Civilian Category I Non-supervisory of the Year:

Mr. Ernie Gordon, 460th Mission Support Group (winner)

Mrs. Hayley Del Valle, 460th Operations Group

Mrs. Debbie Cruz, 460th Space Wing

Civilian Category II Non-supervisory of the Year:

Mrs. Tamara Vugrin, 460th Medical Group (winner)

Mr. Jeffrey Welles, 460th Operations Group

Ms. Alisha Davis, 460th Mission Support Group

Mr. Thomas Hoeflinger, 460th Space Wing

Civilian Category II Supervisory of the Year:

Mr. Mark Laudenslager, 460th Mission Support Group (winner)

Mr. Kevin D. Stocking, 460th Space Wing

Key Spouse of the Year:

Autumn Hammer (winner)

Team of the Year:

Primary Care Team, 460th Medical Group

Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, 460th Space Wing (winner)

460th Civil Engineering Squadron Engineering Flight, 460th Mission Support Group