The 45th Force Support Squadron swept 11 categories in the Air Force Space Command 2013 A1 Awards and also received the Major General Eugene L. Eubank Award for the small installation level Force Support Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Cory Long)
Air Force Space Command 2013 A1 individual award winners from the 45th Force Support Squadron are (left to right) Pamela Jordan, flight chief of the year, Lt. Col. Gregory Jones, Lt. Gen. Norm Lezy Award, Shelly Welker, technician of the year, and (not pictured) Cynthia Dunn, Dr. Beverly L. Schmalzried Award. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)
by 2nd Lt. Alicia Wallace
45th Space Wing Public Affairs
1/17/2014 - PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The 45th Force Support Squadron swept 11 categories in the Air Force Space Command 2013 A1 Awards and also received the Major General Eugene L. Eubank Award for the small installation level Force Support Squadron.
"I could not be more proud of my squadron," said Lt. Col. Gregory Jones, 45th FSS commander. "While we never focus on winning awards, it does feel good to get recognized for the great work we are doing."
The 45th FSS is an integrated team of military, civilian, Non Appropriated Funds employees, and contractors, who on a daily basis provide outstanding support to the 45th Space Wing, mission partners and their families, said Jones. They intend to double their efforts to continue providing services and programs that meet the needs of their customers, he said.
The following individuals won legacy awards:
-Lt. Col. Gregory Jones: Lt. Gen. Norm Lezy Award for superior expertise and leadership qualities in the A1 Community
-Cynthia Dunn: Dr. Beverly L. Schmalzried Award for significant impact on an individual level in the A1 Community
The following civilians won their respective categories for the installation level:
-Pamela Jordan: Flight Chief of the Year
-Shelly Welker: Technician of the Year
The 45th FSS award-winning program and team awards:
-Child Development Program of the Year
-Civilian Personnel Program of the Year
-Enlisted Professional Military Education Team of the Year
-Golf Program of the Year
-Nathan Altschuler Outstanding Education and Training Program
-Operations Program of the Year
-Professional Development Program of the Year