7/11/2012 - GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Ind., -- The outstanding accomplishments of twenty Airmenl were recently recognized by 434th Air Refueling Wing leadership through the presentation of medals. The receipents and their medals included:
Meritorious Service Medal -- Maj. Richard Day, 74th Air Refueling Squadron; Chaplain (Maj.) Obadiah Smith Jr., 434th ARW; Senior Master Sgt. Ray Boylan, 434th OG; Senior Master Sgt. Robert Hoffman, 434th FSS; Senior Master Sgt. Rafael Leyva Jr., 434th OG; Master Sgt. Trudy Burnett, 434th ARW; Master Sgt. Keith McAndrews, 434th Maintenance Group; Master Sgt. Kym Orange, 72nd Air Refueling Squadron; Master Sgt. Christy Shives, 434th Operations Support Squadron; and Master Sgt. Gregory Spradlin, 434th Maintenance Operations Flight.
Aerial Achievement Medal -- Maj. Chadd Kobielush, 74th ARS.
Air Force Commendation Medal -- Capt. Jeffrey Benware, 434th OSS; 1st Lt. Jacob Creel, 72nd ARS; and Tech. Sgt. Kevin McCarty, 434th Communications Squadron.
Air Force Achievement Medal -- Maj. Chadd Kobielush, 74th ARS; Capt. Brandon German, 74th ARS; Capt. Ladd Leimer Jr., 72nd ARS; Capt. Chadwick Tice, 72nd ARS; Capt. Joel Webley, 72nd ARS; Staff Sgt. Clayton Duncan, 72nd ARS; and Staff Sgt. Zuriel Lund, 72nd ARS.