388th Fighter Wing announces ‘best of the best’ at ceremony

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The 388th Fighter Wing honored its annual award winners during a ceremony at the Davis Conference Center on Jan. 30. 

“Tonight as we come together, we are honoring the best of the best, all of you, whether you are selected tonight or not, you are the mighty giants who bridge the divide,” said guest speaker Chief Master Sgt. Jose Barraza, Command Chief Master Sergeant, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona.

The formal ceremony recognized the nominees’ accomplishments from the previous year. The winners will go on to compete in the 12th Air Force annual awards.

Guests from the installation and community attended the event.

Nominees competed in 16 categories. The 388th FW award winners in each category:

Junior Enlisted Airman

Senior Airman Trisha Himes 

Noncommissioned Officer

Tech. Sgt. Aryan Douglass 

Senior Noncommissioned Officer

Master Sgt. Richard Jones 

First Sergeant

Master Sgt. Jason Vollmer

Company Grade Officer

Capt. Joshua Moffat

• Field Grade Officer

Maj. Chris Carden

• Flight Lead Captain

Bryce R. Moore

• Wingman

Kaitlin L. Meiser

• Instructor Pilot

Capt. William S. Parks

• Volunteer of the Year

Tech. Sgt. Stephen Cook

• Key Spouse

Monica Panzarella

• Category I Civilian

Cheryl Oman

• Category II Civilian

Daniel Gladwell

• Category IV Civilian

Larry Bilbao

• Category V Civilian

Travis Hibbard

• Squadron

388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron