Ogden Air Logistics Center's 2010 top performers

By 75th Air Base Wing staff

The Ogden Air Logistics Center held its annual banquet and awards ceremony March 2.

Honorees were selected from all directorates, wings and units which fall within the OO-ALC.

They include:

Ogden Air Logistics Center Airman of the Year is Senior Airman Stephen A. Davis of the 75th Air Base Wing. A member of the 75th Security Forces Squadron, he investigated 46 criminal cases which were closed with a 100 percent solve rate. His efforts recovered $38,000 in personal and government property. Additionally Davis spearheaded a drug prevention plan that recovered 297 contraband items and identified 38 drug users. Finally, he was key to Central Davis Junior High School's Reality Day. He taught financial management and college preparation to more than 500 students.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Noncommissioned Officer of the Year is Tech. Sgt. Brian Sevy, of the Aerospace Sustainment Directorate.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year is Senior Master Sgt. Henry Kiester of the 649th Munitions Squadron.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Company Grade Officer of the Year is Capt. David Geiger, of the 75th Air Base Wing. As a member of the 75th Security Forces Squadron, Geiger was deployed to Iraq and coordinated and led security operations for a mission change with Operation New Dawn. This enabled the first ever beddown of 350 Iraqi army soldiers on Joint Base Balad. In addition, Geiger led a security team that enabled 350 combat NATO missions supporting humanitarian relief to victims in the Area of Responsibility.

Ogden Air Logistics Center First Sergeant of the Year is Master Sgt. Walter Anderson of the 75th Air Base Wing. As a member of the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Anderson was deployed to Iraq and managed 82 deployed Airmen issues and coordinated with home units assuring the appropriate focus and defender responses in the Area of Responsibility. Also during his deployment, Anderson directed promotion and award ceremonies for more than 600 attendees, thus continuing Air Force traditions in the deployed environment.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Volunteer of the Year is Tech. Sgt. Ellen Carver of the Aerospace Sustainment Directorate.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Individual Mobilization Augmentee Officer of the Year is Tech. Sgt. Martez Banks of the 75th Air Base Wing.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Enlisted Individual Mobilization Augmentee of the Year is Maj. Hannah Kleeberger of the Engineering and Technical Management Directorate.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Civilian of the Year Category I is Chad A. Carrier, of the 75th Air Base Wing. As a member of the 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, Carrier's rapid efforts ensured fire suppression discharge and foam diversion to prevent damage to three F-22s. Furthermore, he inspected 40 high risk facilities, 300 individual rooms and contributed 500 man-hours that identified and cleared 98 unsafe conditions. Carrier is also a member of the hazardous material team and during an emergency response he was able to mitigate the hazardous material for 50 personnel.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Civilian of the Year Category II is Gary Cole of the 75th Air Base Wing. As a member of the 75th ABW Safety Office, Cole developed a mishap investigation guide for both Air Force Reserve Command and Air Force Materiel Command. His guide had the model, checklists, decision charts, sample reports and tips for professional investigations and reports throughout these command organizations. Furthermore, his guide was recognized by the Air Force Materiel Command Evaluation Team as the example displaying the "compliance culture."

Ogden Air Logistics Center Civilian of the Year Category III is Carlos Michel of the 75th Air Base Wing. As a member of the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Michel provided vital support during Exercise Combat Hammer. He issued 2,500 thousand gallons of fuel for 212 aircraft. This support was instrumental in capturing crucial data on seven unique weapons systems. Michel also perfected 240 security requirements that not only bolstered force protection requirements but also safeguarded $23 million in wing assets.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Civilian of the Year Category IV is Jason McKaughan of the 309th Maintenance Wing.

Ogden Air Logistics Center Civilian of the Year Category V is Scott Horrocks of the 309th Maintenance Wing.

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