Recent Awards

CAWG & PCR Cadet Competition Champions 2018
Skyhawk Composite Squadron 47

PCR Squadron of Distinction 2018
Diablo Composite Squadron 44

CAWG Squadron of Merit 2018
East Bay Cadet Squadron 18

CAWG Cadet Squadron of the Year 2017
San Diego Cadet Squadron 144

CAWG Composite of the Year 2017
Bakersfield Composite Squadron 121

CAWG Cadet Officer of the Year 2017
C/Col Nicole Khattar – Corona Cadet Sq 29

CAWG Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year 2017
C/CMSgt Amy Ross – Beach Cities Cadet Sq 107

CAWG Cadet Programs Officer of the Year 2017
1st Lt Eric Ferdinandwalters  – San Diego Cadet Sq 144

Ultimate Bear & Wings Challenge Champions 2017
Diablo Composite Squadron 44 – “Los Diablos”

UBWC Warrior Spirit Award for Team 2017
Travis Composite Squadron 22 – “Golden Bears”

UBWC Warrior Spirit Award for Individual 2017
C/Carly Chapman, Squadron 59 – “Conquerors”

Encampment Commander’s Award for Outstanding Achievement 2017
C/Amn Kamilah Bundang

Wing Commander’s Award for Academic Excellence – Encampment 2017
C/TSgt Garret Crew

Lt Col Terry Edinboro Award for Leadership – Encampment 2017
C/2d Lt Andrew Harris – Charlie Flight Commander

Cadet Commander’s Award for Staff Excellence – Encampment 2017
C/Maj Tyler Beal – CSS: Chief of Staff

Chap. Loren Brown Award for Outstanding Leadership – Encampment 2017
1st Lt Kenneth Owens – Flight Training Officer

Lt Col Jim Jenkins Award for Senior Support Staff Excellence  – Encampment 2017
Maj Wayne Brown – Senior Logistics Officer

CAWG Squadron of Merit 2017
Bakersfield Composite Squadron 121

CAWG Cadet Competition Champion 2017
Skyhawk Composite 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”

Honor Cadets

One cadet is 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/SMSgt Peter Enrico – NCOS North Apr 2018
  • C/2d Lt Cordaellia Ferrell – COBC 2017-18
  • C/SSgt Aidan Yamasaki – NCOS Central Sept 2017
  • C/Amn Kamilah Bundang – Encampment June 2017
  • 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

Academy Appointments

2018  Class of 2022

United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)

  • C/Maj Harmont Grenier – Beach Cities Cadet Squadron 107

United States Military Academy (USMA)

  • Who’s Next to Earn an Appointment?

United States Naval Academy (USNA)

  • Who’s Next to Earn an Appointment?

United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School (USAFAP)

  • C/2d Lt Corrina Swift – South San Diego Cadet Squadron 201

 

2017 – Class of 2021

United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)

  • C/Lt Col Wiliam Irons – Paso Robles Composite Squadron 446
  • C/Capt Autumn Gonzales – Fresno Composite Squadron 112
  • C/SMSgt Hunter Manter – San Carlos Composite Squadron 192
  • C/MSgt Nicole Agob – Brackett Composite Squadron 64

United States Military Academy (USMA)

  • C/Capt Walter Wecker – Shasta Composite Squadron 126

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

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