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Kudos to AFA Award Winners

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- U.S. STRATCOM Commander, Gen. Kevin Chilton, and several Los Angeles Air Force Base military and civilian personnel were the recipients of individual and team awards at the Air Force Association's General Bernard A. Schriever  Chapter's annual Salute to SMC Awards banquet, May 8. 

This year's award winners are: 

Gen Bernard A. Schriever Award: Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command 

Gen Bernard A. Schriever Fellowship: Mr. Doug Loverro, Executive Director, Space & Missile Systems Center 

Lt Gen John W. O'Neill Award for Outstanding Program Director : Col. David W. Madden, Commander, Global Positioning Systems Wing 

Lt Gen Kenneth W. Schultz Award for Outstanding Program Manager: Lt. Col. Scott M. Brown, Commander, SBIRS Ground Squadron 

Lt Gen Richard C. Henry Award for Leadership: Capt. Gregory G. Smith, Operations Officer, Satellite Control and Network Systems Squadron 

Gen Samuel C. Phillips Award for Young Scientist/Engineer: Lt. Adam C. Richie-Halford, Advanced Space Technology Planner, SMC/XR 

Dr. Alfred Rockefeller Jr. Award for Outstanding Civilian: Mr. Andrew W. Chellinsky , Acquisition Management Specialist, Satellite Control and Network Systems Squadron 

Lt Gen Forrest McCartney Award for Outstanding Company Grade Officer: Capt. Garrett W. Knowlan, Test Manager, GPS IIF Satellite Systems 

Lt Gen Roger G. DeKok Award for Outstanding Airman of the Year: Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Brown, Information Management Specialist, 61st Communications Squadron 

Brig Gen Thomas D. Taverney Award for Outstanding Reservist: Lt. Col. Alan M. Edmiaston, Commander, MILSATCOM Command & Control Squadron (IMA) 

Chapter Award of Excellence for Contract Price/Cost Analyst: Lt. Col. Timothy J. Harris, SBIRS Wing 

Chairman's Award for Outstanding Field Grade Officer: Lt. Col. Eric N. Moltzau , Program Manager, Third Generation IR, SMC/XR 

President's Award for Outstanding Non-Commissioned Officer: Tech. Sgt Ricky V. Barnett, NCOIC, Maintenance Engineering, 61st Civil Engineering and Logistics Squadron 

Outstanding Company Grade Officer with less than four years of service: Lt. Sarah A. Klaeser , Deputy Chief, Satellite Development, DMSG 

Outstanding Unit of the Year: Space Based Infrared Systems Wing 

Kathleen L. Landis Volunteer of the Year: Mrs. Tracy L. Brown