NCO Academy Class 16-1 graduates

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Beckham, 730th Air Mobility Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, receives the John L. Levitow Award during the NCO Academy Class 16-1 graduation ceremony at the Keystone Theater, Dec. 18, 2015, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This award, named in memory of Medal of Honor recipient Airman 1st Class John L. Levitow, is presented to members of professional military education classes who exhibit superior achievement as leaders and scholars. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Beckham, 730th Air Mobility Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, receives the John L. Levitow Award during the NCO Academy Class 16-1 graduation ceremony at the Keystone Theater, Dec. 18, 2015, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This award, named in memory of Medal of Honor recipient Airman 1st Class John L. Levitow, is presented to members of professional military education classes who exhibit superior achievement as leaders and scholars. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

NCO Academy Class 16-1 graduates

by: Naoto Anazawa | .
18th Wing Public Affairs | .
published: December 21, 2015

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- NCO Academy Class 15-6 graduated from the Erwin Professional Military Education Center Dec. 18. Sixty-six students successfully completed the 28 day training course, which prepared them for advance leadership positions and responsibilities.

 Congratulations to the following graduates of NCO Academy Class 16-1:

 John L. Levitow Honor Graduate Award:
 Tech. Sgt. Joseph Beckham, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan

 Commandant Award:
 Petty Officer 1st Class Roberto Chavez, Command Fleet Activities Okinawa, Kadena AB, Japan

 Academic Achievement Award:
 Tech. Sgt. Robin Williams, Headquarters United States Forces Japan, Yokota AB,

Distinguished Graduates:
 Tech. Sgt. Stephen Ceo, 374th Security Forces Squadron, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Billy Doncer, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Hugh Robinson, 36th Contingency Response Squadron, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam
 Tech. Sgt. James Spence, Detachment 1, 36th Mission Support Group, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Robin Williams, Headquarters United States Forces Japan, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Raymond Worley, 554th Red Horse Squadron, Andersen AFB

 Graduates:
 Tech. Sgt. Mark Baker, 374th Communications Squadron, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Bradley Barnes, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB, Japan
 Tech. Sgt. Thomas Barry, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
 Tech. Sgt. Joseph Beckham, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Jeron Branch, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Koeal Braxton, 18th Security Forces Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Steven Brooks, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Canfield, 18th Force Support Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Christopher Carpenter, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Stephen Ceo, 374th Security Forces Squadron, Yokota AB
 Petty Officer 1st Class Roberto Chavez, Command Fleet Activities Okinawa, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Tracy Delton, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron, Misawa AB
 Tech. Sgt. Billy Doncer, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Olandre Edwards, 644th Combat Communications Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. James Frith, Detachment 1, 554th Red Horse Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. James Gipson, 35th Force Support Squadron, Misawa AB
 Petty Officer 1st Class Guadalupe Gonzalez, Command Fleet Activities Okinawa, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Shandy Gonzalez, 477th Force Support Squadron, Elmendorf AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Justin Graves, 35th Communications Squadron, Misawa AB
 Tech. Sgt. Trent Harland, 18th Communications Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Cesar Hernandez, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Misawa AB
 Tech. Sgt. Brandon Howe, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Robert Hunter, 18th Contracting Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Brian Hurley, 477th Force Support Squadron, Elmendorf AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Jamie Johnson, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Shawn Joseph, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Misawa AB
 Tech. Sgt. Bryan Ki, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Joseph Leblanc, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Luke Long, 18th Communications Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Crystal Maldonado, 36th Wing, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Carrie Martin, 36th Wing, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Lawrence Martinez, 320th Special Tactics Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Vincent Masters, Defense Media Activity, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Lasederick McDougle, 35th Security Forces Squadron, Misawa AB
 Tech. Sgt. Ramon Mestas, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Eric Morris, 36th Mobility Response Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Hoang Nguyen, 35th Communications Squadron, Misawa AB
 Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Oonyu, U.S. Navy Hospital Okinawa, Camp Foster
 Tech. Sgt. Joel Pfaff, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Fitzgerald Phillip, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Edward Post, 35th Dental Squadron, Misawa AB
 Tech. Sgt. Patrick Riele, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Hugh Robinson, 36th Contingency Response Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Kevin Roth, 18th Maintenance Group, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Thomas Salyers, Air Force Band Pacific, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Sanders, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Michael Sears, 5th Air Force, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. James Smith, 18th Maintenance Group, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Michael Smith, 31st Rescue Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. James Spence, Detachment 1, 36th Mission Support Group, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Larra Stewart, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Justin Suan, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Karl Teichmann, 18th Communications Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Jason Tettmar, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Marvin Teyes, 18th Communications Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Brandon Trollmann, 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Kandra Truesdale, 36th Force Support Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Pha Vang, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. John Walker, Detachment 1, 18th Force Support Squadron, Kadena AB
 Tech. Sgt. Jamie Williams, 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Wesley Williamson, 374th Communications Squadron, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Raymond Worley, 554th Red Horse Squadron, Andersen AFB
 Tech. Sgt. Tori Wynn, Armed Forces Network Yokota, Yokota AB
 Tech. Sgt. Toshiaki Yamazaki, 35th Communications Squadron, Misawa AB
 Tech. Sgt. Sicily Yazzie, 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron, Kadena AB