NCO Academy Class 16-2 graduates

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Bouchard, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, accepts the John L. Levitow Award during the graduation ceremony for NCO Academy Class 16-2 Feb. 26, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The John L. Levitow Award is presented to the student who earns the highest average score on evaluations and most embodies the Air Force core values. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Bouchard, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, accepts the John L. Levitow Award during the graduation ceremony for NCO Academy Class 16-2 Feb. 26, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The John L. Levitow Award is presented to the student who earns the highest average score on evaluations and most embodies the Air Force core values. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

NCO Academy Class 16-2 graduates

by: 18th Wing Public Affairs | .
Kadena Air Base | .
published: March 05, 2016

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan  -- The NCO Academy Class 16-2 graduated from the Erwin Professional Military Education Center Feb. 26. Seventy-four students successfully completed the 28 day training course, preparing them for advanced leadership positions and responsibilities.

Congratulations to the following graduates of NCO Academy Class 16-2:

John L. Levitow Honor Graduate Award:
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Bouchard, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB

Commandant Award:
Tech. Sgt. Caleb Schauder, Detachment 1, 554th Red Horse Squadron, Andersen AFB

Academic Achievement Award:
Tech. Sgt. Kyle Smart, 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena AB

Distinguished Graduates:
Tech. Sgt. Kyle Smart, 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Todd Wright, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Shangjung Chiu, 36th Maintenance Group, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Brandon Crilley, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Bradley Nevins, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Renee Cooper, 36th Wing, Andersen AFB

Graduates:
Tech. Sgt. Michael Aiello, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Byron Alde, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Brian Argenti, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Anthony Atoigue, 18th Maintenance Group, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Jason Barker, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Sean Barrett, 374th Maintenance Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Shane Baze, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Buck Beamon, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Blackwell, 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Jesse Bose, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Bouchard, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Zachary Brown, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Jay Brown, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Martell Cephus, 18th Security Forces Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Shangjung Chiu, 36th Maintenance Group, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Renee Cooper, 36th Wing, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Brandon Crilley, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Davis, Security Forces Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Michael Duncan, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Robinson Ferdinand, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Gapetz, Detachment 1, 554th Red Horse Squadron, Andersen AFB
Petty Officer 1st Class Paulina Gapith, Navy Munitions Command Unit Okinawa, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Eric Gibbar, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Marcus Gibson, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Sonny Goot, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Jose Gutierrez, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, Andersen AFB
Petty Officer 1st Class Quan Hancock, 3rd Marine Division Headquarter Battalion, Camp Hansen
Tech. Sgt. Brian Harris, 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Kosuke Iida, Air Development & Test Wing Gifu AB, Japan
Tech. Sgt. Kristen Jones, 18th Maintenance Group, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Lisandra Jones, 51st Logistics Readiness, Osan AB, Korea
Tech. Sgt. Amy Kraus, 36th Force Support Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Erik Larson, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Dayson Lee, 374th Logistics Readiness, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Joel Leonor, 18th Communications Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Rosendo Lugo, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Eric Lundeen, 374th Maintenance Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Ryan Maratita, 36th Medical Operations Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Fernando Martinez, 18th Operations Group, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Ashley Martinez, 18th Security Forces Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Justin Mathews, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Verl McCord, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. James Miller, 18th Maintenance Group, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Cedrickus Moody, 35th Operations Support Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Paul Moore, 35th Maintenance Group, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Anthony Moralez, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Mark Morgan, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Mayo Moya, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Mueller, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Bradley Nevins, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
SFC Ruth Newsom, HHC, 10TH SGR, Camp TORI
Tech. Sgt. Cris OCampo, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Eric Parks, 18th Dental Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Kevin Phone, 374th Medical Support Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Jesse Ready, 374th Communications Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Tye Reed, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Bryan Reuse, 35th Operations Support Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Jason Reynolds, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron, Misawa AB
Staff Sgt. Ramond Rivera, 3rd Marine Division Headquarter Battalion, Camp Hansen
Tech. Sgt. Michael Salas, 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Caleb Schauder, Detachment 1, 554th Red Horse Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Frederick Schlag, 36th Force Support Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Kyle Smart, 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Patrick Spencer, 35th Maintenance Group, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Sukalski, 35th Maintenance Squadron, Misawa AB
Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Thompson, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Victoria Trice, 18th Wing, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Darius Turner, 36th Wing, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Arnulfo Valdez, Detachment 1, 554th Red Horse Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Eddie Valerio, Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 624, Kadena AB
Tech. Sgt. Frank Ward, 36th Operations Support Squadron, Andersen AFB
Tech. Sgt. Randolph West, 374th Communications Squadron, Yokota AB
Tech. Sgt. Todd Wright, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Misawa AB
Tech. Sgt. Kachee Xiong, 36 Communications Squadron, Andersen AFB