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Panther Challenge award winners announced

The results of the 2013 Panther challenge were announced following the 460th Space Wing Commander call Oct. 25, at the fitness center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The Panther Challenge was the first competition to be held in honor of the Guardian Challenge used to test different groups within the 460th OG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phillip Houk/Released)

The results of the 2013 Panther challenge were announced following the 460th Space Wing Commander call Oct. 25, at the fitness center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The Panther Challenge was the first competition to be held in honor of the Guardian Challenge used to test different groups within the 460th OG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phillip Houk/Released)

Members of the 2nd Space Warning Squadron delta crew receive the award for best crew during the Panther Challenge award ceremony Oct. 25, 2013, at the fitness center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The Panther Challenge was the first competition to be held in honor of the Guardian Challenge used to test different groups within the 460th OG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phillip Houk/Released)

Members of the 2nd Space Warning Squadron delta crew receive the award for best crew during the Panther Challenge award ceremony Oct. 25, 2013, at the fitness center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The Panther Challenge was the first competition to be held in honor of the Guardian Challenge used to test different groups within the 460th OG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phillip Houk/Released)

Members of the 460th Operations Group prepare for the announcement of the Panther Challenge winners Oct. 25, 2013, at the fitness center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The Panther Challenge was the first competition to be held in honor of the Guardian Challenge used to test different groups within the 460th OG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phillip Houk/Released)

Members of the 460th Operations Group prepare for the announcement of the Panther Challenge winners Oct. 25, 2013, at the fitness center on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The Panther Challenge was the first competition to be held in honor of the Guardian Challenge used to test different groups within the 460th OG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phillip Houk/Released)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Col. DeAnna Burt, 460th Operations Group commander, announced the winners of the Panther Challenge Oct. 24, 2013, following the 460th Space Wing commanders call.

This challenge was held in the spirit of the Guardian Challenge, a challenge held to test various parts of the space mission proving competence and providing bragging rights.

The participants competed in different scenarios designed to test their operational readiness, completing a written exam and multiple challenging scenarios.

This year's winners are:
Crew Awards
· Best overall crew- Delta
· Best missions crew - Bravo
· Best systems crew - Delta

Positional Awards
· CMDR - Capt Warren
· DCMDR - 2nd Lt. Gammon
· SMCCH - Senior Airman Roush
· TMCCH - Senior Airman Gonzales
· SDSO - Airman 1st Class Dash
· TSDO - Airman 1st Class Steele
· SCCH - Tech Sgt. West
· SSO - Airman 1st Class Barros
· SSO - Senior Airman Maclean
· GSO - Staff Sgt. Steward
· GSO - Airman 1st Class Montepagano

MVO Awards
· MSN Officer- Capt Warren
· MSN Enlisted - Senior Airman Gonzales
· SYS - Senior Airman Maclean

Cheerleader Awards
· MSN - Senior Airman Lindsey
· SYS - Airman 1st Class Christensen

Network Configuration Crew
· Staff Sgt. Faber and Staff Sgt. Seiler

Cable Dawg Crew
· Senior Airman Maddox, Airman 1st Class Chancellor and Airman 1st Class Thompson

Tech Control Crew
· Senior Airman Hudnall, Senior Airman Lord, Airman 1st Class Martineau, Airman 1st Class Pugh and Airman 1st Class Moyer

SATCOM Crew
· Staff Sgt. Atencio, Staff Sgt. Bishop, Staff Sgt. Knapp, Senior Airman Thompson, Senior Airman Lauritzen, Senior Airman Belfiore, Senior Airman Millard, Senior Airman Moyer, Senior Airman Clancey, Senior Airman Kortan, Senior Airman Stuart, Airman 1st Class Auman and Airman 1st Class Stewart

CFP/Touch Maintenance Crew
· Tech. Sgt. Despain, Staff Sgt. Ebersole, Senior Airman Rzepa, Senior Airman McElhatten, Senior Airman Mendez, Senior Airman Lauer, Airman 1st Class Creason and Airman 1st Class Bell

Network Operations Crew
· Staff Sgt. Niblett, Senior Airman Jones, Senior Airman Welter, Senior Airman Kim, Senior Airman Moreno, Airman 1st Class Knox and Airman Marcus
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