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110th Attack Wing 2016 Awards Town Hall

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Senior Airman Javonte Lofton was awarded the 110th Attack Wing Airman of the Year.  He is assigned to the 110th  Logistics Readiness Squadron as a Material Management Specialist.  Senior Airman Lofton maintained 100% inventory for over 450 small arms and light weapons valued at over $323K.  He enabled war fighter capability by expeditiously issuing 100% of mobility equipment for 150 AEF deploying personnel.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Senior Airman Javonte Lofton was awarded the 110th Attack Wing Airman of the Year. He is assigned to the 110th Logistics Readiness Squadron as a Material Management Specialist. Senior Airman Lofton maintained 100% inventory for over 450 small arms and light weapons valued at over $323K. He enabled war fighter capability by expeditiously issuing 100% of mobility equipment for 150 AEF deploying personnel. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Staff Sergeant Rick Van Setters was the recipient of the Robert Yost trophy. This trophy was named after Lt. Col. Yost, a former member of our Wing. Lt. Col. Yost began his career enlisted and later received a commission.  The Award was started by his family to honor an outstanding NCO. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Staff Sergeant Rick Van Setters was the recipient of the Robert Yost trophy. This trophy was named after Lt. Col. Yost, a former member of our Wing. Lt. Col. Yost began his career enlisted and later received a commission. The Award was started by his family to honor an outstanding NCO. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Master Sergeant Brian Wrozek was awarded the 110th Attack Wing Senior NCO of the Year.  He is assigned to the 217th Air Communications Operations Squadron as a Cyber Transport Systems Supervisor.  He expanded the Air Operations Center by installing over 1400 feet of copper fiber, directly improving warfighter capability. He also exemplified his resourcefulness by orchestrating the collection and re-distribution of the Air Mobility Operations Squadron assets, saving over $50,000 while simultaneously managing over $1.2 million dollar of equipment.. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Master Sergeant Brian Wrozek was awarded the 110th Attack Wing Senior NCO of the Year. He is assigned to the 217th Air Communications Operations Squadron as a Cyber Transport Systems Supervisor. He expanded the Air Operations Center by installing over 1400 feet of copper fiber, directly improving warfighter capability. He also exemplified his resourcefulness by orchestrating the collection and re-distribution of the Air Mobility Operations Squadron assets, saving over $50,000 while simultaneously managing over $1.2 million dollar of equipment.. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Master Sergeant Rodney Allen was awarded the 110th Attack Wing First Sergeant of the Year.  He is assigned as the First Sergeant to the 110th Security Forces Squadron.  Master Sgt. Allen exemplified the qualities necessary of a first sergeant by diligently overseeing numerous family care plans and newcomer in-processing briefings.  He provided after hours support when a Security Forces member required a critical short-notice surgery.  He also provided stellar mentorship to the enlisted members of his squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Master Sergeant Rodney Allen was awarded the 110th Attack Wing First Sergeant of the Year. He is assigned as the First Sergeant to the 110th Security Forces Squadron. Master Sgt. Allen exemplified the qualities necessary of a first sergeant by diligently overseeing numerous family care plans and newcomer in-processing briefings. He provided after hours support when a Security Forces member required a critical short-notice surgery. He also provided stellar mentorship to the enlisted members of his squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Senior Airman Trenton Whitaker is being recognized for Outstanding Individual Safety Contributions.  Senior Airman Whitaker is from the 110th Operational Support Squadron. This award recognizes any 110th Attack Wing member that has significantly contributed to the base’s safety culture beyond his or her work-center. Senior Airman Whitaker was instrumental in safeguarding the Wing’s first ground control station. He stepped in at a critical moment during offloading operations to properly secure restraint while the GCS was being transferred. His assertive action was further essential in safely positioning the critical asset into the new facility thereby greatly contributing to the unit’s push toward initial operating capability in the MQ-9. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Senior Airman Trenton Whitaker is being recognized for Outstanding Individual Safety Contributions. Senior Airman Whitaker is from the 110th Operational Support Squadron. This award recognizes any 110th Attack Wing member that has significantly contributed to the base’s safety culture beyond his or her work-center. Senior Airman Whitaker was instrumental in safeguarding the Wing’s first ground control station. He stepped in at a critical moment during offloading operations to properly secure restraint while the GCS was being transferred. His assertive action was further essential in safely positioning the critical asset into the new facility thereby greatly contributing to the unit’s push toward initial operating capability in the MQ-9. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event awards were given for Airman of the Year, Senior Airman of the Year, and even a college scholarships. Here Ms. Whitney Schott receives a one thousand dollar scholarship from the Charlie Cressell Memorial Scholarship fund on behalf of the enlisted councils. Senior Master Sgt. Charles Cressell was part of the senior enlisted at the 110th Attack Wing whom succumbed to cancer while assigned to the 110th Attack Wing as First Sergeant.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event awards were given for Airman of the Year, Senior Airman of the Year, and even a college scholarships. Here Ms. Whitney Schott receives a one thousand dollar scholarship from the Charlie Cressell Memorial Scholarship fund on behalf of the enlisted councils. Senior Master Sgt. Charles Cressell was part of the senior enlisted at the 110th Attack Wing whom succumbed to cancer while assigned to the 110th Attack Wing as First Sergeant. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Capt. Ignacio Perez was recipient of the Capt. Jeffrey Gieske trophy. Capt. Gieske was a finance officer in our Wing, who was diagnosed with and succumbed to ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) while assigned to our FM office. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Capt. Ignacio Perez was recipient of the Capt. Jeffrey Gieske trophy. Capt. Gieske was a finance officer in our Wing, who was diagnosed with and succumbed to ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) while assigned to our FM office. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Master Sgt. Gregory Hauck was awarded the 110th Attack Wing Outstanding Unit Safety Representative.  Master Sgt. Hauck is from the 217th Air Communications Squadron. This award recognizes a Unit Safety Representative from any safety discipline that has significantly contributed to a proactive safety culture across the 110th Attack Wing. Master Sgt. Hauck consistently works in coordination with the 110th Safety Office in identifying and correcting workplace hazards to prevent mishaps before they occur. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Master Sgt. Gregory Hauck was awarded the 110th Attack Wing Outstanding Unit Safety Representative. Master Sgt. Hauck is from the 217th Air Communications Squadron. This award recognizes a Unit Safety Representative from any safety discipline that has significantly contributed to a proactive safety culture across the 110th Attack Wing. Master Sgt. Hauck consistently works in coordination with the 110th Safety Office in identifying and correcting workplace hazards to prevent mishaps before they occur. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Col. Scott Hiipakka recognized Maj. Jonathon Trotter for his outstanding efforts in response to the Flint Water Crisis. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Col. Scott Hiipakka recognized Maj. Jonathon Trotter for his outstanding efforts in response to the Flint Water Crisis. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)

The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Col. Scott Hiipakka recognized Maj. Jonathon Trotter for his outstanding efforts in response to the Flint Water Crisis. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)
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The 110th Attack Wing, Battle Creek, Mich., had their annual town hall meeting December 3, 2016. During this event Col. Scott Hiipakka recognized Maj. Jonathon Trotter for his outstanding efforts in response to the Flint Water Crisis. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason A. Boyd/Released)