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

Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, speaks to the annual awards attendees Feb. 3, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is an award ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, speaks to the annual awards attendees Feb. 3, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is an award ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

The winner of each category at the 2016 Annual Awards received a trophy Feb. 3, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

The winner of each category at the 2016 Annual Awards received a trophy Feb. 3, 2017, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, left, shakes hands with Col. Shawn Thompson, 460th Mission Support Group commander, right, Feb. 3, 2017, after handing over the spirit stick at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The spirit stick is given to the unit that has shown significant work ethic, accomplishments and spirit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage)

Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, left, shakes hands with Col. Shawn Thompson, 460th Mission Support Group commander, right, Feb. 3, 2017, after handing over the spirit stick at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The spirit stick is given to the unit that has shown significant work ethic, accomplishments and spirit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage)

Buckley leadership cheer on the 460th Mission Support Group during the spirit competition Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is an award ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th Space Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Buckley leadership cheer on the 460th Mission Support Group during the spirit competition Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is an award ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th Space Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Autumn Hammer, Buckley key spouse, center, receives the Key Spouse of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Autumn Hammer, Buckley key spouse, center, receives the Key Spouse of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Lt. Col. April Wimmer, 2nd Space Warning Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Paul Freeman, 460th Operations Support Squadron commander, center, accept the Field Grade Officer Award for Maj. Brendon Herbeck, 460th Operations Support Group, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rodney Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Lt. Col. April Wimmer, 2nd Space Warning Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Paul Freeman, 460th Operations Support Squadron commander, center, accept the Field Grade Officer Award for Maj. Brendon Herbeck, 460th Operations Support Group, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rodney Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

1st Lt. Walter Wilson, 460th Operations Group, center, receives the Company Grade Officer of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

1st Lt. Walter Wilson, 460th Operations Group, center, receives the Company Grade Officer of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Master Sgt. Wolfram Stumpf, Mile High Honor Guard NCO, center, receives the Honor Guard NCO of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Master Sgt. Wolfram Stumpf, Mile High Honor Guard NCO, center, receives the Honor Guard NCO of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Senior Airman Matthew Thompson, Mile High Honor Guard Airman, center, receives the Honor Guard Airman of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Senior Airman Matthew Thompson, Mile High Honor Guard Airman, center, receives the Honor Guard Airman of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Master Sgt. Robert Hotzfeld, 460th Mission Support Group, center, receives the First Sergeant of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
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Master Sgt. Robert Hotzfeld, 460th Mission Support Group, center, receives the First Sergeant of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Master Sgt. Stacey Lindsey, 460th Medical Group, receives the Senior NCO of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
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Master Sgt. Stacey Lindsey, 460th Medical Group, receives the Senior NCO of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Staff Sgt. Ana Afonso, 460th Operations Group, receives the NCO of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
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Staff Sgt. Ana Afonso, 460th Operations Group, receives the NCO of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Senior Airman Sarah Gilbert, 460th Medical Group, receives the Airman of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
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Senior Airman Sarah Gilbert, 460th Medical Group, receives the Airman of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Ernie Gordon, 460th Mission Support Group, center, receives the Civilian Category I, Non-supervisory of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
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Ernie Gordon, 460th Mission Support Group, center, receives the Civilian Category I, Non-supervisory of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Tamura Vugrin, 460th Mission Support Group, center, receives the Civilian Category II, Non-supervisory of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
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Tamura Vugrin, 460th Mission Support Group, center, receives the Civilian Category II, Non-supervisory of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

Mark Laudenslager, 460th Mission Support Group, center, receives the Civilian Category II Supervisory of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)
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Mark Laudenslager, 460th Mission Support Group, center, receives the Civilian Category II Supervisory of the Year Award, from Col. David Miller Jr., 460th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rod Lindsey, 460th SW command chief, Feb. 3, 2017, at the annual awards on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The annual awards is a ceremony that recognizes the significant achievements, dedication and skill of the military and civilian members of the 460th SW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jacob Deatherage/Released)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

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

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