ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --
Air Force Reserve Command has announced the 2017 Medical Award selections.
Individual winners, by category, are:
Outstanding Field Grade Officer assigned to a Reserve Medical Unit
: Major Mark A. Powers, 413th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
Outstanding Company Grade Officer assigned to a Reserve Medical Unit
: Captain Jonathan A. Polos, 934th ASTS, Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station, Minnesota.
Outstanding Senior Noncommissioned Officer assigned to a Reserve Medical Unit
: Master Sgt. Kenneth M. Heng, 944th Medical Squadron, Luke AFB, Arizona.
Outstanding Noncommissioned Officer assigned to a Reserve Medical Unit
: Tech. Sgt. Tyler M. Dean, 459th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
Outstanding Airman assigned to a Reserve Ground Medical Unit
: Staff Sgt. Peter L. Simon, 934th ASTS, Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station.
Outstanding Air Reserve Technician Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Master Sgt. Hope A. Lapoczka, 315th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina.
Outstanding Air Reserve Technician Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
: Tech. Sgt. Sherri A. Smith, 459th ASTS, Joint Base Andrews.
Mentorship Excellence Award
: Maj. Brian R. Allen, 459th ASTS, Joint Base Andrews.
The following units have been selected as recipients of the FY 2017 AFRC Medical Awards:
Outstanding Ground Medical Unit with a Physical Exam Package
: 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania.
Outstanding Reserve Medical Unit without a Physical Exam Package
: 459th ASTS, Joint Base Andrews.