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'High Rollers' recognized during annual awards banquet

Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing Commander, congratulates the winners and nominees during the Wing's Annual Awards Banquet, Jan. 31. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)

Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing Commander, congratulates the winners and nominees during the Wing's Annual Awards Banquet, Jan. 31. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)

Tech. Sgt. Rikki Glowacki, the Noncomissioned Officer of the Year winner, is congratulated by her group commander, Col. Gwendolyn Foster, 412th Medical Group Commander, during the 412th Test Wing's Annual Awards Banquet, at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Jan. 31. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)

Tech. Sgt. Rikki Glowacki, the Noncomissioned Officer of the Year winner, is congratulated by her group commander, Col. Gwendolyn Foster, 412th Medical Group Commander, during the 412th Test Wing's Annual Awards Banquet, at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Jan. 31. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --

The 412th Test Wing’s Annual Award winners were announced during a banquet ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Jan. 31.

The banquet’s theme was “Recognizing Our High Rollers.” 412th Test Wing Commander, Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert explained what the theme meant to him and why it was important to recognize the award winners.

“Your impact to the Warfighter is high-rolling, not just for a year, but for the duration of your career,” he said.

Congratulations to the winners below:

Airman of the Year
Airman 1st Class Devin Wannamaker
412th Operations Group

Noncomissioned Officer of the Year
Tech. Sgt. Rikki Glowacki
412th Medical Group

Senior Noncomissioned Officer of the Year
Master Sgt. Kwadwo Agyen-Frempong
412th Mission Support Group

First Sergeant of the Year
Senior Master Sgt. Robert Forbes Jr.
412th Mission Support Group

Company-Grade Officer of the Year
Capt. Clinton Bialcak
412th Maintenance Group

Field-Grade Officer of the Year
Maj. Benjamin Gilliland
412th Operations Group

Honor Guardsman of the Year
Staff Sgt. Jesse Creager
412th Mission Support Group

Individual Mobilization Augmentee CGO of the Year
Capt. Corey Porter
412th Test Wing Chaplain's Office

Individual Mobilization Augmentee FGO of the Year
Maj. Richard Honoré
412th Test Wing Chaplain's Office

Individual Mobilization Augmentee SNCO of the Year
Master Sgt. Michael Shaub Jr.
412th Maintenance Group

Supervision/Management of the Year
Matthew Bernhardt
412th Civil Engineer Group

Scientific/Engineering of the Year
Emily Mendoza
412th Electronic Warfare Group

Staff/Technician of the Year
Joseph Spears
412th Mission Support Group

Trades & Labor of the Year
Matthew Dennis
412th Civil Engineer Group

Administration/CSS of the Year
Kristina Roach
412th Mission Support Group

Specialist/Analyst of the Year
Jeromy Smith
412th Operations Group

Program Manager of the Year
Raymond Howard
412th Medical Group

Team of the Year
Operations Team
412th Civil Engineer Group

Test Team of the Year
F-35 Mission Systems Team
775th Test Squadron

Innovator of the Year
Brandon Hyneman
412th Test Engineering Group

Innovation Team of the Year
Target Location Error Team
412th Test Engineering Group

Key Spouse of the Year
Lanie Sheffield
412th Medical Group

Joan Orr AF Spouse of the Year
Jill Helseth
412th Maintenance Group

For the Warfighter of the Year
Eugene Oh
412th Operations Group

Volunteer of the Year
Lt. Co.l Richard Baird
412th Maintenance Group

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