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GLR Annual Awards

2020 Great Lakes Region Annual Award Winners:


Senior Member of the Year – Lt Col Brian Schmuck, Indiana Wing

Cadet of the Year – C/Lt Col Meagan Miller, Kentucky Wing

Cadet NCO of the Year - C/CMSgt Carter Mandel, Wisconsin Wing



Brewer Award - Cadet – C/1Lt Col Joel Mink, Kentucky Wing

Brewer Award - Senior – 1Lt Marvin Bryce, Kentucky Wing

Brewer Award - Organizational - Mr. Al Timmerman, CEO of Jet Air Group FBO, Wisconsin Wing

AE Teacher of the Year Award – Mr. Patrick Carter, Indiana Wing

Maj Gen Jeanne Holm AE Officer of the Year – Capt Roxanne Munns, Wisconsin Wing

Air Force Association AE Cadet of the Year - C/2Lt Rylee Schmuck, Indiana Wing



Jack Sorenson Cadet Programs Officer of the Year – Lt Col Jamie Griffith, Indiana Wing

Air Force Sergeants Association Non-commissioned Cadet of the Year – C/CMSgt Aaron Wilfind, Indiana Wing



Col David Kantor Operations Staff Officer of the Year – Lt Col George Stinson, Kentucky Wing

Col Ed Lewis Incident Staff Member of the Year – Col Leo Burke, Michigan Wing

Col Dion DeCamp Ground Team of the Year – Licking County Composite Squadron, Ohio Wing

Lt Col T. Keith Riddle Aircrew Member of the Year - Capt Brett Kollar, Ohio Wing



Communicator of the Year – Lt Col James Wieland, Illinois Wing

Property Manager of the Year – Lt Col Scott Glenn, Ohio Wing

Squadron Chaplain of the Year – Chap, Maj Linda Berez, Wisconsin Wing

Character Development Instructor of the Year – Lt Col Michael Bryant, Kentucky Wing

Safety Officer of the Year – Lt Col Chris Felton, Great Lakes Region

Col Robert "Bud" Payton Public Affairs Officer of the Year – Maj William Vendramin, HQ Great Lakes Region

Education and Training Officer of the Year - 1st Lt Jamie Hiles, Illinois Wing

Director of Finance of the Year - Lt Col Anthony Riegling, Kentucky Wing

Inspector General of the Year - Col Gary Mayo, HQ Great Lakes Region

Maj Gen Dwight Wheless Legal Officer of the Year - Maj Evan Jones, Kentucky Wing

George Texido Legislative Officer of the Year Award - SMSgt Michael Felts, Kentucky Wing

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