More than 50 Grissom Airmen earn CCAF degrees

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  • By Staff Sgt. Chris Massey
  • 434th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

Not only are many of the Air Force's enlisted members able to call themselves graduates of Basic Military Training, they can also call themselves college graduates.

This is now true for more than 50 434th Air Refueling Wing Airmen as they recently earned their Community College of the Air Force degrees.

Below are the names of those earning their associates in applied science degrees in the following areas of study:

Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology

Staff Sgt. Tony Annis, 434th Maintenance Squadron

Aircrew Safety Systems Technology

Staff Sgt. Cory O’Connor, 434th Operations Support Squadron

Aircraft Structural Maintenance Technology

Master Sgt. Scott Apple, 434th MXS

Master Sgt. Joshua Carter, 434th MXS

Staff Sgt. Brandon Smith, 434th MXS

Aviation Maintenance Technology

Tech. Sgt. Stephen Bergamino, 434th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Master Sgt. John Lambert, 434th MXS

Senior Master Sgt. James Massie, 434th MXS

Master Sgt. Brian Remington, 434th AMXS

Aviation Management

Master Sgt. Joshua Minnick, 74th Air Refueling Squadron

Tech. Sgt. Darius Smith, 72nd Air Refueling Squadron

Aviation Operations

Tech. Sgt. Scott Floyd, 74th ARS

Tech. Sgt. Anthony Krisher, 72th ARS

Bioenvironmental Engineering Technology

Master Sgt. Jeffrey Castleberry, 434th Aerospace Medicine Squadron

Biomedical Equipment Technology

Staff Sgt. David Shelton, 434th AMDS

Construction Technology

Master Sgt. Jose Hernandez, 434th Civil Engineer Squadron

Senior Airman Jeffrey Merza, 434th CES

Criminal Justice

Staff Sgt. Farrell Bowers, 434th Security Forces Squadron

Senior Airman Lance Buechler, 434th SFS

Tech. Sgt. Michael Connolly, 434th SFS

Staff Sgt. Michael Dampier, 434th SFS

Tech. Sgt. Jeremiah Fifield, 434th SFS

Staff Sgt. Audrina Florez, 434th SFS

Staff Sgt. Jessica Huscher, 434th SFS

Staff Sgt. Ami Malone, 434th SFS

Tech. Sgt. Greyson Pasco, 434th SFS

Emergency Management

Senior Airman Clint Hazlett, 434th CES

Senior Airman Sarah Howell, 434th CES

Staff Sgt. Lauren Storms, 434th CES

Tech. Sgt. Derwin Wilson, 434th Air Refueling Wing

Senior Airman Andrew Zinola, 434th ARW

Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Senior Master Sgt. Scott Fleek, 434th CES

Staff Sgt. Scott Plough, 434th CES

Fire Science

Master Sgt. Travis Bender, 434th CES

Staff Sgt. Nicholas Delaurentis, 434th CES

Tech. Sgt. Brandon Roberts, 434th CES

Master Sgt. Jeffrey Schlageter, 434th CES

Health Care Management

Staff Sgt. Karla Nesbitt, 434th AMXS

Hospitality and Fitness Management

Staff Sgt. Jarvis Broom, 434th Force Support Squadron

Staff Sgt. Nicholas Delaurentis, 434th CES

Senior Airman Electa Hazenstab, 434th FSS

Human Resource Management

Master Sgt. Eric Norris, 434th FSS

Human Services

Tech. Sgt. Tammie Bellephant, 434th Mission Support Group

Information Systems Technology

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Montgomery, 434th Communications Squadron

Intelligence Studies and Technology

Tech. Sgt. Andre Walker, 434th Operations Support Squadron

Maintenance Production Management

Tech. Sgt. Philip Cunningham, 434th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Garcia, 434th Maintenance Group

Mechanical and Electrical Technology

Staff Sgt. Joshua Escobedo, 434th CES

Tech. Sgt. Phillip Gardner, 434th CES

Staff Sgt. Zachary Munsell, 434th CES

Tech. Sgt. Thomas Stockton, 434th CES

Pharmacy Technology

Master Sgt. Evangeline Degillo, 434th FSS

Practical Nursing Technology

Staff Sgt. Lindsay Flanery, 434th AMDS


Senior Airman Neil Dikmen Malonis, 49th Aerial Port Squadron

Senior Airman Jose Martinez Pena, 434th LRS

Staff Sgt. Robert Strong, 49th APS

Vehicle Maintenance

Staff Sgt. Touacha Her, 434th LRS

The CCAF awards job-related associate in applied science degrees and other academic credentials that enhance mission readiness, contribute to recruiting, assist in retention and support the career transitions of Air Force enlisted members.

The 434th ARW is the largest KC-135R Stratotanker unit in the Air Force Reserve Command. The Citizen Airmen from the Hoosier Wing routinely deploy around the world in support of the Air Force mission.

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