Recent Awards

CAWG Cadet Competition Champions 2017
Skyhawk Composite Squadron Squadron 47

CAWG Cadet Squadron of the Year 2016
San Diego Composite Squadron 144

CAWG Composite of the Year 2016
Skyhawk Composite Squadron 47

CAWG Cadet Officer of the Year 2016
C/Lt Col Dayton Talley – Palm Springs Composite Sq 11

CAWG Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year 2016
C/CMSgt Harmot Grenier – Beach Cities Cadet Sq 107

CAWG Cadet Programs Officer of the Year 2016
1st Lt Brent Restivo – Bakersfield Composite Sq 121

Ultimate Bear & Wings Challenge Champions 2016
Diablo Composite Squadron 44 – “The Mangoes”

Encampment Commander’s Award for Outstanding Achievement 2016
C/A1C Konrad Keihl

Wing Commander’s Award for Academic Excellence – Encampment 2016
C/A1C Alexander Lieske

Lt Col Terry Edinboro Award for Leadership – Encampment 2016
C/2d Lt Christian Anglin – CSS: Director of Food Services

Cadet Commander’s Award for Line Staff Excellence – Encampment 2016
C/1st Lt Peter Hockel – Alpha Flight Commander

Cadet Commander’s Award for Support Staff Excellence – Encampment 2016
C/2d Lt Brittany Lau – CSS: Director of Logistics

Chap. Loren Brown Award for Outstanding Leadership – Encampment 2016
2d Lt Nicolas Loey – Flight Training Officer

Lt Col Jim Jenkins Award for Senior Support Staff Excellence  – Encampment 2016
Lt Col Peggy Myrick – Senior Logistics Officer

CAWG Cadet Competition Champions 2015
Skyhawk Composite Squadron Squadron 47

CAWG Cadet Officer of the Year 2015
C/Capt Jagger Osseck – Capt Jay Weinsoff Cadet Squadron 3

CAWG Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year 2015
C/CMSgt Juliana Mora – East Bay Cadet Squadron 18

CAWG Cadet Programs Officer of the Year 2015
Lt Col Kenneth Hartwell – Brackett Composite Squadron 64

CAWG Cadet Squadron of the Year 2015
Capt Jay Weinsoff Cadet Squadron 3

CAWG Composite Squadron of the Year 2015
Skyhawk Composite Squadron Squadron 47

Honor Cadets

One cadet is typically recognized for outstanding performance at wing level training activities as the “Honor Cadet”. Below are some of the recent California Wing activity honor cadets:

  • C/SSgt John Pluth – NCOS North January 2017
  • C/SrA Daniel Amir – NCOS South Sept 2016
  • C/SrA Konrad Keihl – NCOS Central Sept 2016
  • C/A1C Konrad Keihl – Encampment July 2016
  • C/MSgt Cordaellia Farrell – SNCOS May 2016
  • C/SrA Justin Zuniga – NCOS South January 2016
  • C/SrA Cordaellia Farrell – NCOS North January 2016
  • C/2d Lt Andrew Harris – COBC 2015-2016

Academy Appointments

2017

United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)

  • C/Lt Col Wiliam Irons – Paso Robles Composite Squadron 446
  • C/Capt Autumn Gonzales – Fresno Composite Squadron 112

United States Naval Academy (USNA)

  • C/2d Lt Sam Heideman – Hemet-Ryan Composite Squadron 59
  • C/CMSgt Logan Williams – Skyhawk Composite Squadron 47
  • C/SSgt Elizabeth Fugit – Sacramento Composite Squadron 14
  • C/SrA Emily Bush – Sacramento Composite Squadron 14

United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School (USAFAP)

  • Mitch Ryder – Fullerton Composite Squadron 56

2016

United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)

  • C/Col Josiah Bierle – Skyhawk Composite Squadron 47
  • C/2d Lt David Svitek – Bob Beevers Composite Squadron 103
  • C/2d Lt Patrick R. Timmons – Diablo Composite Squadron 44
  • C/TSgt Olivia Harrigian – El Monte Composite Squadron 21

United States Military Academy (USMA)

  • C/SMSgt Alanna Appel – Eugene L. Carnahan Cadet Squadron 85
  • C/Capt Cooper Cone – Marin Search And Rescue Comp Squadron 23

United States Naval Academy (USNA)

  • C/CMSgt Ryan Chow – San Fernando Cadet Squadron 13
  • C/CMSgt Gunnar Jongebloed – Jon E. Kramer Composite Squadron 10

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