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KUDOs to AFA Award Winners

Sixteen individuals and organizations from the Space and Missile Systems Center were honored at the annual AFA Salute to SMC, June 25. (Photo by Jim Gordon)

Sixteen individuals and organizations from the Space and Missile Systems Center were honored at the annual AFA Salute to SMC, June 25. (Photo by Jim Gordon)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Recently, 15 individuals and organizations from the Space and Missile Systems Center were honored by the Air Force Association's Schriever Chapter. The awards were presented at the annual Salute to SMC at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott, June 25.

This year's winners are:

Lt. Gen. John W. O'Neill Outstanding Wing Commander Award: Col. Gary Henry, Launch and Range Systems Wing

Lt. Gen. Kenneth W. Schultz Outstanding Program Manager Award: Lt. Col. Walter Jimenez, Space Superiority Wing

Lt Gen Richard C. Henry Leadership Award: Capt. Christopher Geisel, Missile Defense Systems Group

General Samuel C. Phillips Young Scientist/Engineer Award: Capt. Anil Hariharan, Global Positioning Systems Wing

Dr. Alfred Rockefeller Jr. Outstanding Civilian Award - Jeffrey Martin, SBIRS Wing

Lt. Gen. Forrest McCartney Outstanding CGO Award: Capt. John Carter, Space Superiority Wing

Lt. Gen. Roger G. DeKok Outstanding Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Shannon Swanson, Space Superiority Wing

Award of Excellence: Capt. Bryan Fram, SBIRS Wing

Chairman's Award for Outstanding Field Grade Officer: Lt. Col. Heath Collins, SBIRS Wing

President's Award for Outstanding Non-Commissioned Officer: Staff Sgt. Joshua Lynch, Space Development and Test Wing

Outstanding Company Grade Officer (Less Than Four Years): Lt. Lynette Bates, SBIRS Wing

Maj Gen. Thomas D. Taverney Outstanding Reservist Award: Lt. Col. Richard Williams, SMC/XR

Landis Outstanding Volunteer of the Year: Lt. Col. Denise Harris, Missile Defense Systems Group

Outstanding Unit of the Year: Missile Defense Systems Group

Schriever Fellowship Award: Brig .Gen. Sam Greaves, SMC vice commander