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2022 Arkansas Wing Conference

Listing of Awards

Southwest Region Annual Awards

SWR Cadet of the Year – C/LtCol Robert L. Lutgen
SWR Historian of the Year – 1st Lt Karen E. McKinney
SWR Safety Officer of the Year – MSgt Gary D. Podgurski

Arkansas Wing Annual Awards

Senior Member of the Year – Maj James W. Bryan
Cadet of the Year – C/LtCol Robert L. Lutgen
Squadron Commander of the Year – Maj Jerome D. Grotts
Squadron of Merit – 115th Composite Squadron/Rogers
Maj Marion Douglas Wood Staff Member of the Year – Capt Justin U. Brand
Lt Col Robert L. Penton Aircrew Excellence Award – Maj Edward P. Goodman
James C. Stevens Mission Staff Award – Lt Col G. Marchelle Jones
Cadet Junior Officer of the Year – C/Capt Joel D. Barber
Cadet NCO of the Year – C/MSgt Reilly J. Steinbeck
CAP Family of the Year – The Davis Family
Public Affairs Officer of the Year – 1st Lt Jonathan M. McIntyre
Historian of the Year – 1st Lt Karen E. McKinney
Operations Staff Officer of the Year – Capt Thomas E. Minton
Cadet Programs Officer of the Year – Lt Col Charles A. Rine
Aerospace Education Officer of the Year – Capt Janice R. Podgurski
Frank Brewer Memorial Aerospace Education Award – Capt Janice R. Podgurski
Safety Officer of the Year – MSgt Gary D. Podgurski
Character Development Instructor of the Year – Capt Michael T. Probus
Communicator of the Year – Lt Col David D. Todd
Education & Training Officer of the Year – Lt Col Lawrence L. Webster

Air Force Association of Arkansas Annual Awards

AFA Squadron of the Year – 42nd Composite Squadron/Little Rock
AFA Cadet of the Year – C/Col Nicholas C. Sowerbutts

Commander’s Commendation

Capt Randy A. Vest
1st Lt Eric B. Henderson
1st Lt Michael S. Freeman
C/Capt Devon Z. Straw

Achievement Award

1st Lt Tanya L. Freeman
1st Lt Scott G. Davis
1st Lt Darren E. Corbin
2d Lt Courtney S. Perry

Aerospace Education Achievement Awards

40th Composite Squadron/Hot Springs
42nd Composite Squadron/Little Rock
83rd Composite Squadron/Fort Smith
95th Composite Squadron/Texarkana
99th Composite Squadron/West Memphis
102nd Composite Squadron/Russellville
107th Composite Squadron/Mountain Home
115th Composite Squadron/Rogers
120th Composite Squadron/Jonesboro

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