45 Airmen inducted as NCOs

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Newly promoted staff sergeants stand at attention during a quarterly NCO induction ceremony Jan. 28, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Team Kadena recognized this momentous occasion for these new NCOs as they step into the next stage of their careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)
Newly promoted staff sergeants stand at attention during a quarterly NCO induction ceremony Jan. 28, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Team Kadena recognized this momentous occasion for these new NCOs as they step into the next stage of their careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

45 Airmen inducted as NCOs

by: Naoto Anazawa, 18th Wing Public Affairs | .
Kadena Air Base | .
published: February 06, 2016

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Team Kadena welcomed 45 newly promoted staff sergeants to the NCO tier during an induction ceremony at the Keystone Theater Jan. 28.

Kadena Air Base leadership hosted the ceremony as part of an all-day seminar that covered various topics concerning the transition from Airman to NCO.

The Team Kadena NCO inductees are:

Staff Sgt. Robert Armour, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron

Staff Sgt. Dennis Beasley, 18th Operations Support Suadron

Staff Sgt. Regina Boston, 18th Security Forces Squadron

Staff Sgt. Kaitlyn Bryant, 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bynes, 18th Communication Squadron

Staff Sgt. Allan Chandler, 18th Munitions Squadron

Staff Sgt. Mitchell Chappelle, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Moises Colon, 18th Security Forces Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Isiah Davis, 18th Forces Support Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Scott Finan, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Travis Gibson, 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Fausto Gil, 18th Maintenance Group
 
Staff Sgt. Sean Gonzales, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Deshaun Gregory, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Christopher Hall, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Maurice Johnson, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Jenna Klatt, 18th Maintenance Group
 
Staff Sgt. Jesse Kow, 18th Operations Support Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Christopher Lecomte, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Edwin Lozada Santiago, 18th Maintenance Group
 
Staff Sgt. Matthew Mansfield, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Nicholas McCants, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Audrey McCleskey, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Kelsey McDonnell, 18th Munitions Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Melton, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Raymundo Mendoza, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Brian Morelock, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Shelby Mouton, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Ryan Mullins, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Dillon Myers, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Christen Nail, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Mitchell Nechamkin, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Peter Odonoghue, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Eugene Rich, 18th Maintenance Group
 
Staff Sgt. David Richmond, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Corey Schacht, 18th Communication Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Christopher Scott, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Kelley Smith, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Victor Solis, 18th Dental Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Lowen Tadenacrowell, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Carljustin Tapang, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Michael Tasch, 18th Munitions Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Justin Vasquez, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Carlaton White, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
 
Staff Sgt. Brett Woodring, 18th Munitions Squadron