Wing announces fourth quarter award winners

  • Published
  • By Tech. Sgt. Christopher Carranza
  • 403rd Wing Public Affairs

The 403rd Wing announced its fourth quarter award winners for the Oct. 1 through Dec. 30 period. Winners were chosen in the Airman, noncommissioned officer, senior NCO, company and field grade officer.


Airman of the Quarter: Senior Airman Paul Johnson

Unit: 403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Duty title: Crew Chief

Years of service: 1

Latest accomplishment: “Having the opportunity to support the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron during the atmospheric river missions flying out of California and Oregon.”


NCO of the Quarter: Tech. Sgt. Raven Crockett

Unit: 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron

Duty title: Quality Assurance NCO in charge

Years of service: 10

Latest accomplishment: “My latest accomplishment was conquering single-parenting while my husband was deployed. I maintained the home front and our girls.”  


SNCO of the Quarter: Master Sgt. Katie Williams

Unit: 803rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Duty: Instrument and Flight Control Systems Craftsman

Years of service: 10

Latest accomplishment: “Having the opportunity to be currently supporting the 815th Airlift Squadron for the exercise in the Pacific.”


CGO of the Quarter: Capt. William Simmons

Unit: 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron

Duty title: Current Operations Officer

Years of service: 7    

Latest accomplishment: “Being the aircraft commander during a Reserve Airlift Support for the Air Force Academy’s lacrosse team and moving 12,000 pounds of cargo from Niagara Falls, New York to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.”


FGO of the Quarter: Maj. Ryan Sanders

Unit: 815th Airlift Squadron

Duty title: Evaluator Pilot

Years of service: 15 years  

Latest accomplishment: “Currently supporting flying the operations and representing the 815th AS for the exercise in the Pacific.”


Civilian of the Quarter Category I: Kevin Waterhouse

Unit: 403rd Wing

Duty title: Wing Secretary

Years of service: 2

Latest accomplishment: “Being certified to facilitate the Four Lenses and have the opportunity to support resiliency training during 81st Training Wing First Term Airman Courses.”


Civilian of the Quarter Category II: Nicholas Schiro

Unit: 403rd Maintenance Squadron

Duty title: Aircraft Fuel Systems Craftsman

Years of service: 17

Latest accomplishment: “Being recognized by my group commander as a top performer in the wing exercise Operation Southern Comfort and supporting atmospheric river missions out of California.”