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12 Alumni Win AF Analytic Awards
Posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017

 

The Air Force Analytic 2016 Annual Awards Presentations were held at AFIT on 11 May 2017.  Presenting the awards were Mr. Kevin Williams, Director, Air Force Studies, Analyses and Assessments & Col Todd Hamill, the Air Force Chief Analyst.  Congratulations to the 12 AFIT alumni who received awards:

Field Grade Analyst Honorable Mention - from the United States Transportation Command, Major Bryan T. Sparkman (M.S. Operations Research, 2008)

Field Grade Analyst of the Year - from Headquarters Air Force/A9, Major Todd J. Paciencia (PhD Operations Research, 2014 & M.S. Operations Research 2008)

Journeyman Civilian Analyst Honorable Mention - from the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, Ms. Susan E. Sorenson (M.S. Applied Mathematics, 2005)

Senior Civilian Analyst of the Year - from the Air Combat Command, Dr. Gregory H. Gehret (PhD Operations Research, 2015)


Mr. Kevin Williams, Dr. Gregory Gehret, and Col Todd Hamill



Junior Analyst of the Year Award (tie) - First Lieutenant Chancellor A. Johnstone (M.S. Operations Research, 2015)


Mr. Kevin Williams, 1st Lt Chancellor Johnstone, and Col Todd Hamill


Junior Analyst of the Year Award (tie) - First Lieutenant Jacob Forbes, (M.S. Operations Research, 2015)


Mr. Kevin Williams, 1st Lt Jacob Forbes, and Col Todd Hamill


Combat Analyst of the Year Honorable Mention - from Headquarters Air Force/A9, Major Steven P. Dillenburger (PhD Operations Research, 2012)


Mr. Kevin Williams, Maj Steven Dillenburger, and Col Todd Hamill


Analytic Team of the Year Honorable Mention - Headquarters Air Force/A9 Advanced Framework for Simulation, Integration, and Modeling Transition Team, Team Member Capt Benjamin Mayo (M.S. Operations Research, 2015)

Analytic Team of the Year - 24th Air Force Cyber Mission Force Analysis Team, Team Member, Lt Col Matthew W. Zimmerman (M.S. Operations Research, 2004)


The Innovation Award Honorable Mention - Headquarters Air Force/A1 Captain Joseph C. Hoecherl (M.S. Operations Research, 2015)


Mr. Kevin Williams, Capt Joseph Hoecherl, and Col Todd Hamill


The Innovation Award - Pacific Command's Strategic and Operational Emulation Team, Team Member, Maj Robert Koo (M.S. Operations Research, 2007 & Commandant's Award Winner)

Study Excellence Award - Air Force Special Operations Command, Analyses and Assessments Branch, for their work on "Readiness: D2D and Supply-based Force Sustainment", Team Member, Lieutenant Colonel Gregory M. Steeger (M.S. Operations Research, 2006)