Legion of Merit

Oct. 2, 2018 | By slarson

Kansas Army National Guard

Legion of Merit Maj. Gen. Victor J. Braden, HQ, 35th ID, Fort Leavenworth, with bronze oak leaf cluster Col. Judith D. Martin, JFHQ-KS, Topeka Col. David A. Leger, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka Chief Warrant Officer 4 Clayton L. Staton, 35th ID, Fort Leavenworth Chief Warrant Officer 4 Kristopher H. LeMaster, 1-108th Avn, Topeka Chaplain (Col.) Peter Jaramillo, JFHK-KS, Topeka Meritorious Service Medal Col. James T. Vanbiber III, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters Lt. Col. Christopher A. Burr, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters Lt. Col. Dana L. Duggins, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters Lt. Col. John A. McGrann, HHD, 635th RSG, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster Lt. Col. Trenton A. Miller, 1-235th Rgt, Salina, with oak leaf cluster Lt. Col. Lisa A. Mullinax, Rec & Ret Bn, Topeka Lt. Col. Lee Norman, KSARNG Med Det, Lenexa Lt. Col. Matthew W. Twombly, 130th FA, Manhattan, with four oak leaf clusters Lt. Col. Shae D. Weide, HHC, 169th CSSB, Olathe, with oak leaf cluster Maj. Patrik W. Goss, HHC, 1-108th Avn, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster Maj. Justin T. Nusz, 891st Eng Bn, Iola, with two oak leaf clusters Maj. Michael T. Sullivan, 105th MPAD, Topeka Maj. Elizabeth H. Tipton, 69th TC, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters Maj. John H. Tucker, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters Maj. Xiang F. Zhang, Rec & Ret Bn, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters Chief Warrant Officer 2 Amanda M. Davis, 635th RSG, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster Chief Warrant Officer 3 William N. Nicoll, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster Command Sgt. Maj. Manuel R. Rubio Jr., 69th TC, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters Sgt. Maj. Roy Z. Cummins, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka 1st Sgt. Robert S. Ball, 35th ID Band, Olathe Master Sgt. Lyle E. Babcock, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka Sgt. 1st Class Paul W. Akers II, Co B, 1-108th Avn, Salina Sgt. 1st Class Barry D. Boswell, 635th RSG, Topeka Sgt. 1st Class Ralph W. Caples, JFHQ-KS LC, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster Sgt. 1st Class Ralph A. Coy, Rec & Ret Bn, Topeka Sgt. 1st Class Erik K. Dahlquist, 105th MPAD, Topeka Sgt. 1st Class Joshua A. Gentry, 69th TC, Topeka Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Hogg, Co B, 2-137th CAB, Lenexa Sgt. 1st Class Helen J. Jones, Rec & Ret Bn, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster Sgt. 1st Class William B. Kerby, 226th Eng Co, Augusta Sgt. 1st Class Dennis D. Leonard, Det 1, 778th Eng Co, Manhattan Sgt. 1st Class Tiffany J. Morris, HQ, 235th Rgt, Salina Staff Sgt. Craig D. Douglas, HHB, 2-130th FA, Hiawatha Staff Sgt. Warren A. Graham, Det 1, 99th Maint Co, Concordia Staff Sgt. Kenneth A. Kumle, Co A, 2-137 CAB, Emporia Staff Sgt. Nelson R. Perkins, Co A, 2-137th CAB, Emporia Staff Sgt. Brandon C. Schultz, Co A, 2-137th CAB, Emporia Staff Sgt. Albert E. Sherwood, 250th FSC, Ottawa Army Commendation Medal Warrant Officer 2 Leo Nickel, Co E, 1st Bn, 108th Avn, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters 1st Sgt. Christopher Hargis, 226th Eng Co, Augusta, with oak leaf cluster Kansas Meritorious Service Ribbon Col. John David Johnson, 69th TC, Topeka

Kansas Air National Guard

Meritorious Service Medal Lt Col. Robert Beebe, 190th ARW, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters Capt. Jody Cope, 190th ARW, Topeka Capt. Kory Whitmore, 184th IW, Wichita Chief Master Sgt. James Schlehuber, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters Master Sgt. Adrian Arzate, 184th IW, Wichita Master Sgt. Justin Christman, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Master Sgt. Robert Harvey, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters Master Sgt. Janet Probst, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters Master Sgt. Elisabeth Lind, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters Master Sgt. Scott Moser, 190th ARW, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters Master Sgt. Erik Rollefson, 184th IW, Wichita Master Sgt. Mark Wall, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Tech. Sgt. David Goodwin, 190th ARW, Topeka Tech. Sgt. Shawn Stine, 184th IW, Wichita Air Force Commendation Medal Col. Vonda Wigal, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Lt. Col. Dana Graf, Jr., JFHQ KS-AC, Topeka Master Sgt. Ryan Miller, 190th ARW, Topeka Tech. Sgt. Walter Clayton, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Tech. Sgt. Amy Forster, 184th IW, Wichita Tech. Sgt. David Voss, 190th ARW, Topeka Staff Sgt. Melinda Griffith, 190th ARW, Topeka, with oak leaf cluster Air Force Achievement Medal Capt. Naomi Hume, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Airman 1st Class Damian Avery, 184th IW, Wichita Airman 1st Class Joseph Hund, 190th ARW, Topeka Master Sgt. Jimmy Denton, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Master Sgt. Lindsey Gillis, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Master Sgt. James Mayfield, 190th ARW, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters Master Sgt. Shane Nulik, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Tech. Sgt. Morgan Col.leran, 184th IW, Wichita, with oak leaf cluster Tech. Sgt. Nathan Lara, 184th IW, Wichita Tech. Sgt. Grant Myers, 190th ARW, Topeka, with three oak leaf clusters Tech. Sgt. Jesse Reid, 190th ARW, Topeka, with two oak leaf clusters Staff Sgt. Sugeys Allen, 184th IW, Wichita Staff Sgt. Christopher Eldridge, 184th IW, Wichita Staff Sgt. Tiffany Golden, 184th IW, Wichita Staff Sgt. Joseph Ramsey, 190th ARW, Topeka Staff Sgt. Hunter Thurston, 184th IW, Wichita, with two oak leaf clusters Staff Sgt. Christopher Vansloten, 190th ARW, Topeka Staff Sgt. Rex Vickers, 190th ARW, Topeka Staff Sgt. James Villegas, 190th ARW, Topeka, with four oak leaf clusters Senior Airman Dylan Banks, 190th ARW, Topeka Senior Airman Matthew Eischens, 184th IW, Wichita Senior Airman Edgar Maldonado, 184th IW, Wichita Senior Airman Hunter Maynor, 184th IW, Wichita