More than 280 Kadena Airmen graduate during CCAF ceremony

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Amen, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron structural craftsman, receives the Pitsenbarger Award from Senior Master Sgt. Nicholas Tonino, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron lead production superintendent, during a Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony at the Keystone Theater on Kadena Air Base, Japan, June 4, 2015. The Pitsenbarger Award is a grant endowed to CCAF graduates who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Amen, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron structural craftsman, receives the Pitsenbarger Award from Senior Master Sgt. Nicholas Tonino, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron lead production superintendent, during a Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony at the Keystone Theater on Kadena Air Base, Japan, June 4, 2015. The Pitsenbarger Award is a grant endowed to CCAF graduates who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

More than 280 Kadena Airmen graduate during CCAF ceremony

by: 18th Wing Public Affairs | .
Kadena Air Base | .
published: June 06, 2015

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- More than 280 Kadena Airmen were formally awarded Community College of the Air Force degrees during a graduation ceremony at the Keystone Theater June 4.

Congratulations to the following graduates:

Pitsenbarger Award winners:
Staff Sgt. Timothy Amen, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jolene Bilan, 18th Comptroller Squadron
Staff Sgt. James Childs, 733rd Air Mobility Squadron
Staff Sgt. Eugenio Redmond, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron

CCAF graduates:
Staff Sgt. Marvin Ablao, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine Det. 3
Staff Sgt. Carlos Aheran Clemente, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Alexander, 390th Intelligence Squadron
Staff Sgt. Abraham Almonte, 372nd Training Squadron Det. 15
Tech. Sgt. Valerie Anthony, 18th Wing Command Post
Senior Airman Ashley Arnold, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Brian Ayres, 31st Rescue Squadron
Staff Sgt. Christopher Bagan, 366th Component Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Jason Barker, 18th Wing
Tech. Sgt. Olivia Barnes, 18th Wing Command Post
Senior Airman Jennifer Barnett, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Airman 1st Class David Baughman, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Staff Sgt. Shane Baze, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Senior Airman Wesley Bear, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Andrew Belle, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Sefiatu Bello, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Harvey Betancourt, 18th Communications Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Sara Bishop, 18th Wing Public Affairs
Tech. Sgt. Kyle Bookhardt, 18th Contracting Squadron
Staff Sgt. Lawrence Boring, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Andrew Bowman, 726th Air Mobility Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Shannon Bowman, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. James Branch, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Torris Brown, 18th Medical Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Joshua Burwell, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Leo Busch, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Meagan Bustillo, 353rd Special Operations Group
Senior Airman Jonathan Bynes, 18th Communications Squadron
Staff Sgt. Shannon Carlson, 18th Communications Squadron
Staff Sgt. Richard Casarez, 18th Maintenance Group
Master Sgt. Brandon Chandler, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Larson Chun, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Master Sgt. Raymond Clark, 18th Force Support Squadron
Master Sgt. Dawnique Coles, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Airman 1st Class Jared Cones, 18th Communications Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Heather Consola, 18th Contracting Squadron
Staff Sgt. George Corsaut III, 18th Communications Squadron
Staff Sgt. Aaron Coy, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Nathan Cross, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Master Sgt. Mark Cruz, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadrons
Master Sgt. Tony Cuevas, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Benjamin Darr, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Matthew Davenport, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jabrielle Joy David, 18th Medical Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Gene Davila, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
Senior Airman Dustin Dayvolt, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Gary Dennis Jr., 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Brian Dieckmann, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Elizabeth Douglas, 18th Medical Group
Master Sgt. David Drake, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jason Duckett, 912th Air Refueling Squadron
Staff Sgt. Aimee Liezsl Duremdez, 18th Communications Squadron
Senior Airman Jason Dwyer, 18th Communications Squadron
Staff Sgt. Matthew Edwards, 18th Security Forces Squadron
Staff Sgt. Sean Eggleston, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Maeson Elleman, 18th Wing Public Affairs
Tech. Sgt. Grant Ellis, 372nd Training Squadron Det. 15
Staff Sgt. Ericka Endara Cedeno, 18th Force Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Pedro Estrada Carreras, 18th Communications Squadron
Master Sgt. Justin Ferris, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Joshua Fetherland, 82nd Reconnaissance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Nicole Finnegan, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Thomas Fleming II, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Edrianne Flores Tullis, 18th Wing Legal
Staff Sgt. Euforcina Font, 909th Air Refueling Squadron
Master Sgt. Troy Forbes, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Brian Foxworth, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. David Freeman, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Airman 1st Class Scott Fremming, 18th Wing Public Affairs
Senior Airman David Frey, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior Airman Cody Frisbie, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Ricky Froneberger II, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Matthew Fullmer, 320th Special Tactics Squadron
Staff Sgt. Daniel Galacgac, 18th Dental Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jesus Garcia, 33rd Rescue Squadron
Senior Airman Katherine Gay, 18th Dental Squadron
Senior Airman Joshua Geissler, 353rd Special Operations Group
Senior Airman Andrew Georgeff, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Richard Gere, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Senior Airman Joshua Germano, 18th Communications Squadron
Staff Sgt. Steven Gipson II, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Timothy Gobble, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Joaquin Gonzalez, 18th Wing Command Post
Staff Sgt. Jared Gordon, 352nd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Beverly Gorham, 18th Mission Support Group
Senior Airman Ryan Greenoe, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Heather Grigg, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Staff Sgt. Marie Groover, 18th Medical Operations Squadron
Tech. Sgt. David Gustafson, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Cassandra Guzman, 18th Medical Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Hall, 909th Air Refueling Squadron
Master Sgt. Andrew Hallead, 18th Security Forces Squadron
Staff Sgt. Emad Hamedeyyeh, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Mason Harney, 18th Contracting Squadron
Staff Sgt. Darren Harris Jr., 18th Security Forces Squadron
Staff Sgt. Craig Harrison, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jessica Harrod, 18th Force Support Squadron
Senior Airman Kaniwar Hasan, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Hatch, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior Airman Candice Haynes, 18th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman Ashley Heaton, 18th Communications Squadron
Master Sgt. Sandie Hedge, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Henderson, 390th Intelligence Squadron
Staff Sgt. Adrian Henry, 18th Medical Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Carlos Hernandez, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Edward Hernandez, Air Postal Squadron Det. 3
Staff Sgt. Raul Hernandez, 91st Missile Security Forces Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Juan Hernandez, 372nd Training Squadron Det. 15
Tech. Sgt. Jason Hill, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Russell Hoffman, 18th Maintenance Group
Staff Sgt. James Honeycutt, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Amber Hopp, 315th Training Squadron
Staff Sgt. Bryan Horn, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Lilly Hubbard, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
Senior Airman Jamie Hubbard, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Robert Hunter, 18th Contracting Squadron
Staff Sgt. Michael Irizarry, 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Curtis Jackson Jr., 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Mark Jenkins, 18th Contracting Squadron
Staff Sgt. Clinton Jenkins, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. George Johnson, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Brooke Johnston, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadrons
Tech. Sgt. Mickerl Jones Jr., 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Timothy Jordan, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Renan Jorge, 18th Dental Squadron
Staff Sgt. Matthew Kehn, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Justin Keirn, 320th Special Tactics Squadron
Staff Sgt. Abraham Kinlow, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Klein, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Amos Kleinwolterink, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior Airman Dorothy Knox, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Jason Korando, 18th Munitions Squadron
Airman 1st Class Stephen Krueger, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Rena Labeaud Howard, 18th Medical Support Squadron
Senior Airman Anthony Lambrechts, 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron
Staff Sgt. Brandon Lawrence, 18th Munitions Squadron
Senior Airman Logattrace Leonard, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Joseph Levit, 390th Intelligence Squadron
Master Sgt. Damon Lewis, 18th Maintenance Group
Master Sgt. James Lilly, 18th Maintenance Group
Staff Sgt. Donald Long, 390th Intelligence Squadron
Senior Airman Larry Longbrake, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Master Sgt. David Lukas, 18th Contracting Squadron
Master Sgt. Joseph Mageau, 18th Civil Engineer Group
Staff Sgt. James Makarzyk, 338th Combat Training Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Malawey, 320th Special Tactics Squadron
Master Sgt. Jason Malin, 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jacob Manee, 18th Communications Squadron
Senior Airman Ryan Mann, 18th Dental Squadron
Senior Airman Ferdinand Manuel, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Robert Marcy Jr., 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Christopher Markham, 372nd Training Squadron Det. 15
Master Sgt. Michael Massey, 18th Force Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Omar Massoud, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Samatha McAlevy, 390th Intelligence Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Tisha McConnell, 18th Maintenance Group
Tech. Sgt. Julie McDonald, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadrons
Master Sgt. Andre McDonald, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior Airman Kelsey McDonnell, 18th Munitions Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Kyla McKnigh,t 48th Contracting Squadron
Staff Sgt. Danielle Meadows 366th Medical Operations Squadron
Master Sgt. John Medcalf, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Hernani  Napoleon Medina, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Corey Menhart, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Marshall Merriweather, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Staff Sgt. Nicholas Mike, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Lavar Mingo ,18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Ryan Moore, 17th Special Operations Squadron
Staff Sgt. Marcus Morris, 18th Wing Public Affairs
Airman 1st Class Dorresalyn Moses, 18th Communications Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Joshua Motzer, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Nancy Murilloalvarez, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Master Sgt. Zachary Murphy, 8th Reconnaissance Squadron
Master Sgt. Christopher Nelson, 18th Maintenance Group
Staff Sgt. Christopher Newberry, 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jason Nichols, 18th Wing PME Center
Master Sgt. Jeremy Nixon, 18th Wing Safety
Master Sgt. Matthew Novack, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Alexander Nunes, 18th Maintenance Group
Staff Sgt. Timothy Odell, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron
Master Sgt. Melissa Ohara, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Demarcus Oliver, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Ordorff, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Miguel Ortizdiaz, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Andres Paredes, 18th Medical Operations Squadron
Staff Sgt. Eric Parker, 18th Communications Squadron
Staff Sgt. Eric Parks, 18th Dental Squadron
Staff Sgt. John Parsons, 18th Security Forces Squadron
Staff Sgt. Joshua Pay, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Christopher Pearsall, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Peay, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Tan Pham, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Ryan Phillips, 18th Contracting Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Tonya Poole, 18th Maintenance Group
Tech. Sgt. Teddy Poole, 18th Security Forces Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Clinton Postlethwait, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Master Sgt. Philip Potter Jr., 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Matthew Pressley, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
Staff Sgt. Angelica Ramirez, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Troy Rawles, 372nd Training Squadron Det. 15
Staff Sgt. Jason Reese, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Jerry Reynolds Jr., 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Senior Airman Sherard Rhodes, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Larrance Ritter, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jimmy Ritter, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Master Sgt. Kevin Roark, 58th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. James Robinson, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Matthew Rocheleau, 8thReconnaissance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Michael Rodriguez, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Kyle Rowe, 18th Wing Safety
Master Sgt. Fernando Ruiz, 18th Maintenance Group
Senior Airman Zachary Salyers, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Octavious Sams, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Senior Airman Brandon Schleichert, 18th Medical Operations Squadron
Senior Airman Carly Schlum, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
Master Sgt. Preston Sewell Jr., 390th Intelligence Squadron
Staff Sgt. Cologne Shepherd, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman William Sherrod, 18th Communications Squadron
Master Sgt. John Shipp, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Ryan Sibley, 390th Intelligence Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Simpson, 718th Civil Engineering Squadron
Staff Sgt. Mark Javie Simpson, 18th Comptroller Squadron
Senior Airman Nathan Sinex, 18th Communications Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Jarod Singer, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Kevin Smith Jr., 18th Operations Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Charles Sothikhoun, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Michael Soto, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Kevin Spain, 18th Security Forces Squadron
Staff Sgt. Keagan Stangret, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Joel Steele, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Samuel Stewart, 8th Reconnaissance Squadron
Senior Airman Kenneth Stockman, 18th Communications Squadron
Staff Sgt. Darnell Strawder, 8th Reconnaissance Squadron
Airman 1st Class Joseph Styche, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Paiea Suganuma, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Ashunta Taylor, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Bobbie Tenney, 18th Operations Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Thompson III, 17th Special Operations Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jawana Torres, 18th Munitions Squadron
Staff Sgt. Adam Tresenrider, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Maura Trujillo, 18th Medical Operations Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Raynard Tsukiyama, 18th Maintenance Group
Senior Airman Desiree Tuazon, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Dustin Unger, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Michael Vallejo, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Andrew Veseth, 733rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Ronald Waite, 390th Intelligence Squadron
Staff Sgt. Ryan Waldbauer, 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Erik Waldrip, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Deron Walker, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Brandon Ward, 18th Civil Engineer Group
Tech. Sgt. William Warrior, 18th Operations Group
Master Sgt. Jason Washington, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Senior Airman Carlaton White II, 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
Staff Sgt. Joshua Whiting, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Kimberly Widener, 18th Dental Squadron
Staff Sgt. Thomas Wiley, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron
Senior Airman Angela Wilkerson, 18th Comptroller Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jacob Williams, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Theodore Williams, 353 Special Operations Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Bradley Wilson, 18th Force Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Christopher Wilson, 320th Special Tactics Squadron
Staff Sgt. Tristan Windle, 320th Special Tactics Squadron
Senior Airman Colin Wolfe, 18th Maintenance Group
Senior Airman Shing Wong, 18th Dental Squadron
Senior Airman Shing Wong, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron
Staff Sgt. Corey Woods, 18th Civil Engineering Squadron
Master Sgt. Devin Wright, 18th Force Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Sicily Yazzie, 17th Special Operations Squadron
Staff Sgt. Jason Zimmerly, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron