May 2017 Plains Guardian’s Awards and Decorations

KANSAS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Legion of Merit

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Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Hall, JFHQ KS-LC, Topeka

Meritorious Service Medal

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Lt. Col. Lisa Mullinax, 1st Bn, (OCS/WOCS), 235th Rgmt, Salina
Lt. Col. Robert Wood, HQ, 235th Rgmt, with three oak leaf clusters
Maj. Shawn Miller, HHB, 2nd Bn, 130th FA, Hiawatha, with three oak leaf clusters
Maj. Rodney Seaba, JFHQ KS-LC, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters
Maj. Joshua Urban, HHC, 1st Bn, 108th Avn, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Brandy Nichols, HHC, 1st Bn, 108thAvn, Topeka
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Stephen Patterson, 35th ID Band, Olathe
Senior Master Sgt. Michael Riblett, Counterdrug Task Force, Topeka
Master Sgt. Darin King, Co A, Rec & Ret, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster
Master Sgt. Christopher Lucas, HHD, 635th RSG, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters
Master Sgt. Jodi Melby, JFHQ KS-LC, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters
Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Jennings, HHB, 2nd Bn, 130th FA, Hiawatha
Sgt. 1st Class Karl Klamm, Co B, Rec & Ret, Wichita
Sgt. 1st Class Craig Laber, HHC, 169th CSSB, Olathe, with oak leaf cluster
Sgt. 1st Class Darin Leifried, Co D, 2nd CAB, 137th Inf, Emporia, with oak leaf cluster
Sgt. 1st Class Mark O’Brien, JFHQ KS-LC, Topeka
Sgt. 1st Class Gary Woody, HHB, 1st Bn, 161st FA, Hutchinson
Sgt. 1st Class Kathy Zabel, JFHQ KS-LC, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters
Staff Sgt. Dennis DeWitt, Det 1, 778th Trans Co, Manhattan
Staff Sgt. Shawn Evans, 235th Rgmt, Salina
Staff Sgt. Kerry Free, Det 1, 778th Trans Co, Manhattan
Staff Sgt. Bradley McDowell, Det 2, 731st Trans Co, Hutchinson
Staff Sgt. Patrick Stevens, Co B, Rec & Ret Bn, Wichita

 

Army Commendation Medal

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Sgt. 1st Class Jerry Hernandez, Co A, Rec. & Ret, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters

 

Army Achievement Medal

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Senior Master Sgt. Denton Stafford, 190th ARW, Topeka
Master Sgt. Kenny Everett, 184th IW, Wichita

 

Kansas Meritorious Service Ribbon

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Col. Tony Divish, 69th TC, Topeka

Kansas Air National Guard

 

Meritorious Service Medal

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Col. Thomas Turner, 190th ARW, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters
Lt. Col. Peter Austin, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Lt. Col. Bradley Hilbert, 184th IW, Wichita, with three oak leaf clusters
Lt. Col. Jacob Schwartz 184th IW, Wichita
Lt. Col. Marilee Smalley, 184th IW, Wichita
Maj. Amy Blow, 190th ARW, Topeka
Maj. Janet Dial, 190th ARW, Topeka
Capt. David Schonberg, 184th IW, Wichita
Chief Master Sgt. Jacob King, 190th ARW, Topeka
Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Noe, 190th ARW, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters
Chief Master Sgt. Michael Shields, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Chief Master Sgt. Thane Stauffer, 184th IW, Wichita, with three oak leaf clusters
Senior Master Sgt. John Baxter, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Master Sgt. Clinton Bradfield, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Master Sgt. Keith Decker, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Ginzel, 190th ARW, Topeka
Senior Master Sgt. Bradley Hansen, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Senior Master Sgt. Douglas Latessa, 190th ARW, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Master Sgt. Alan Laub, 190th ARW, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Master Sgt. Joel Unger, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Emily Albers, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Master Sgt. Maurice Balance, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Mack Beatty, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Michael Clark, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Brian Gigax, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. George Hart, 190th ARW, Topeka
Master Sgt. Brandon Lambert, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Richard Longberg 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Matthew McCoy, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Nathan Miles, 190th ARW, Topeka
Master Sgt. Brandon Murray, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Steven Peyton 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Eric Porterfield, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Curtis Rogers, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Master Sgt. Travis Schuler, 190th ARW, Topeka
Master Sgt. Anisa Shinkle, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Daniel Strickland, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Stephen Vogt, 184th IW, Wichita
Tech. Sgt. Heath Jones, 184th IW, Wichita
Tech. Sgt. Rafael Marrero Rivera, 184th IW, Wichita

Air Force Commendation Medal

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Maj. Seth Rundle, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Maj. Kevin Thomas, 184th IW, Wichita
Capt. Matthew Lucht, 184th IW, Wichita
1st Lt. Cameron Carlson, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
1st Lt. Alex Porter, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. David Chirinos, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Elizabeth Damman, 190th ARW, Topeka
Master Sgt. Brett Peine, 184th IW, Wichita
Master Sgt. Ricky Ramsey, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Tech. Sgt. Ashley Grady, 190th ARW, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters
Tech. Sgt. Chris Guild, 184th IW, Wichita
Tech. Sgt. Jerling Hodges, 190th ARW, Topeka
Tech. Sgt. Justin Jacobs, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Tech. Sgt. Christopher McCarthy, 184th IW, Wichita
Tech. Sgt. Danielle Peavler, 190th ARW, Topeka
Tech. Sgt. Maria Ruiz, 184th IW, Wichita
Tech. Sgt. Levi Vincent, 190th ARW, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters
Staff Sgt. Kalim Dausuel, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Blake Elliott, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Ramon Espana, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Joshua Hahn, 190th ARW, Topeka
Staff Sgt. Shannon Johnston, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Cody Larson, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Jacob Mattern, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Abbie Moreno, 190th ARW, Topeka
Staff Sgt. Christopher Seward, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Seth Sharpe, 190th ARW, Topeka
Staff Sgt. TJ Tasker, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Routh Whitford, 190th ARW, Topeka
Senior Airman Adam Edwards, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Grant Saylorperkins, 190th ARW, Topeka
Tech. Sgt. Alyssa Elder, 184th IW, Wichita

Air Force Achievement Medal

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Capt. Sterling Scales, 190th ARW, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters
1st Lt. Cameron Carlson, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Master Sgt. John Ives, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Master Sgt. Michael Ragan, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Master Sgt. Curtis Rogers, 184th IW, Wichita
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Crawford, 190th ARW, Topeka
Tech. Sgt. Al Daniels, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Tech. Sgt. Chad Ewertz, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Tech. Sgt. Paul Jones, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Tech. Sgt. Souphan Keodouangkham, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Kroulik, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Tech. Sgt. Keith Melvin, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Tech. Sgt. Douglas Parker, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Tech. Sgt. David Prosser, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Tech. Sgt. Joshua Swilley, 184th IW, Wichita
Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Williams, 184th IW, Wichita
Tech. Sgt. Heath Wilson, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Staff Sgt. Aaron Alexander, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Desirae Beason, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Staff Sgt. Jesse Boring, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Bradlee Brown, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Staff Sgt. Paul Grunden, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Shana Hagedorn, 190th ARW, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters
Staff Sgt. Mark Hamlin, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Robert Hollar, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Staff Sgt. Adam Johnson, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Staff Sgt. Michael Kleymann, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Staff Sgt. Cole Melby, 190th ARW, Topeka
Staff Sgt. Brandon Moberly, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Staff Sgt. Brandon Rhoten, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Anathea Rivera, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Benjamin Roe, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Staff Sgt. Dajuan Smith, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Ryan Smith, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Kyle Swendson, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Paul Vernacchia, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Staff Sgt. William Voss, 190th ARW, Topeka
Staff Sgt. Cole Watts, 184th IW, Wichita
Staff Sgt. Cody Wirth, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters
Senior Airman Joseph Alberts, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Nicholas Allbritton, 190th ARW, Topeka
Senior Airman Timothy Blake, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Travis Bryan, 190th ARW, Topeka
Senior Airman Chynna Carey, 190th ARW, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Ryan Crutchfield, 190th ARW, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Patrick Demoe, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Christopher Fernandez, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Shane Fowler, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Robert Fry, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Mark Hallacy, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Christopher Harrington, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Benjamin Heiliger, 190th ARW, Topeka
Senior Airman Dylan Honeycutt, 190th ARW, Topeka
Senior Airman Scott Johnson, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Veronica Kellogg, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Patrick King, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Wesley Kubie, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Laken Meyer, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Jordan Morgan, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster
Senior Airman Christopher Noe, 190th ARW, Topeka
Senior Airman Lauren Penney, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Robert Phillips, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Jon Potts, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Christopher Purdy, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Jacob Rogers, 190th ARW, Topeka
Senior Airman Christopher Ruhlen, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Aaron Slaughter, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Ariel Ward, 184th IW, Wichita
Senior Airman Jim Xayavongsy, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Daniel Bequillard, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Steven Bohling, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Logan Borovetz, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Garrett Browne, 190th ARW, Topeka
Airman 1st Class Alexandria Brun, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Travis Gantt, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Chelsea Jellison, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Kole Johnsonhanna, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Alyssia Logan, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Robert Phillips, 184th IW, Wichita
Airman 1st Class Tyler Reich, 184th IW, Wichita