United States Air Force Academy: Award Recipients:
Technical Sergeant Tim Tichawa represented the Sijan Chapter at the Community College (CCAF) of the Air Force graduation ceremony for Peterson, Schriever and Air Force Academy graduates. The Air Force Association sponsors the Pitsenbarger Awards, which provide a one-time grant of $400 and a one year complimentary AFA eMembership http://www.afa.org/join/emembership to selected top USAF enlisted personnel graduating from CCAF who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree. The grants coincide with the CCAF graduation ceremonies held each Spring and Fall. The base education officer appoints a committee of individuals to review job performance, scholastic achievement, education goals and leadership qualities to determine the winners of the Pitsenbarger Award. The recipients from Peterson and Schriever for this ceremony were TSGT Daniel Cook, SSgt John Strickland, SSgt Ashley Jayawardena, SSgt Chase Flores, SrA James Brown and SrA Emily Rodriguez. The awardee from the Air Force Academy was SSgt Kyle Strang, shown in the picture with TSgt Tichawa.
Peterson and Schriever Air Force Base: Award Recipients:
TSgt Daniel Cook; SSgt John Strickland; SSgt Ashley Jayawardena; SSgt Chase Flores; SrA James Brown; SrA Emily Rodriguez