Dover – Two Team Dover Airmen were honored at the 2017 Airlift/Tanker Association and Air Mobility Command Symposium Oct. 26 to 29, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, according to the 436th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Senior Airman Zachary Cacicia.
Cacicia said the Airlift/Tanker Association is an organization dedicated to ensuring that American military forces continue to have the air mobility capability required to implement U.S. national security strategy. International in scope, the Association has chapters and members throughout the world. Association membership includes active duty, reserve and retired military personnel, both officer and enlisted, as well as civilian and industrial supporters of the air mobility mission.
Master Sgt. Louis Davis, 9th Airlift Squadron flight engineer, has won the 2016 General Robert “Dutch” Huyser Outstanding Aircrew Member Award, Flight Engineer category.
The award is presented to AMC aircrew members who are highly proficient in the career field and are currently performing flight duties. Nominees must also sustain excellence in airmanship, demonstrate responsibility and show self-improvement efforts.
“The Proud Pelicans are thrilled with Master Sgt. Davis’ selection as the 2016 General Robert “Dutch” Huyser Award for the Flight Engineer category,” said Lt. Col. Charles Throckmorton, 9th AS commander.
“Lou is an outstanding Senior NCO, aviator and leader who continually goes above and beyond to take care of Airmen and move the mission.”
Staff Sgt. Harvey Croutch, 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, has won the 2016 Specialized Mission Award.
This award identifies and recognizes an outstanding individual whose performance of duties in support of an aerial air mobility mission is exceptionally noteworthy during crises, contingencies, or humanitarian airlift.
Source: 436th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Senior Airman Zachary Cacicia
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