460th SW announces Lance P. Sijan Award selectees
By , 460th SW announces Lance P. Sijan Award selectees
/ Published July 14, 2014
BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Congratulations to the following 460th Space Wing recipients of the Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award.
The Sijan Award recognizes the accomplishments of officers and enlisted members who have demonstrated the highest quality of leadership in the performance of their duties and personal lives.
The award is named in honor of the late Capt. Lance P. Sijan, an Air Force Academy graduate and combat pilot who was awarded the Medal of Honor after evading capture by the North Vietnamese.
The following are the 460th SW nominees who will now compete at the 14th Air Force level:
Junior enlisted selectee: Tech. Sgt. Gregory M. Whittet, 460th Medical Support Squadron
Senior enlisted selectee: Senior Master Sgt. Matthew D. Johnston, 460th Operations Group
Junior officer selectee: Capt. Shane D. Watts, 460th Mission Support Group
Senior officer selectee: Maj. Sara M. Spearing, 460th Medical Group