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Annual Awards Banquet

The Peterson-Schriever Garrison Annual Award for the Small Team of the Year is presented to the 21st Operational Medical Readiness Squadron/ Pandemic team at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – The Peterson-Schriever Garrison Annual Award for the Small Team of the Year is presented to the 21st Operational Medical Readiness Squadron/ Pandemic team at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. After the team was presented their award, celebratory confetti was shot into the air. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

U.S. Air Force Col. Shay Warakomski, Peterson-Schriever Garrison commander, thanks audience members for attending the Annual Awards Banquet and supporting the winners of the awards at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Air Force Col. Shay Warakomski, Peterson-Schriever Garrison commander, thanks audience members for attending the Annual Awards Banquet and supporting the winners of the awards at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. Warakomski attributed their success to the support from their family at home and their family within the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

Annual award winners stand for a group photo in the Peterson Hub, at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – Annual award winners stand for a group photo in the Peterson Hub, at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. Award winners from across the Peterson-Schriever Garrison were presented with a plaque in honor of their outstanding achievements. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

U.S. Air Force Col. Shay Warakomski, Peterson-Schriever Garrison commander, presents U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog Rrudy, 21st Security Forces Squadron MWD, with the “Very Best Boy” award at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Air Force Col. Shay Warakomski, Peterson-Schriever Garrison commander, presents U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog Rrudy, 21st Security Forces Squadron MWD, with the “Very Best Boy” award at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. Rrudy honorably served six years defending our base, participating in six secret service missions, all while fighting off pancreatitis and other infections. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

U.S. Space Force Specialist 4 Honesty Davis, 21st Communications Squadron, receives the Peterson-Schriever Garrison Junior Enlisted Member of the Year award at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Space Force Specialist 4 Honesty Davis, 21st Communications Squadron, receives the Peterson-Schriever Garrison Junior Enlisted Member of the Year award at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Thao, 50th Communications Squadron receives the Peterson-Schriever Garrison Airman of the Year award at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Thao, 50th Communications Squadron receives the Peterson-Schriever Garrison Airman of the Year award at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Hurst, 21st Mission Support Group superintendent, served as the guest speaker for the Annual Awards Banquet at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Hurst, 21st Mission Support Group superintendent, served as the guest speaker for the Annual Awards Banquet at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. The Peterson-Schriever Garrison Annual Awards Banquet recognized the U.S. Space Force Junior Enlisted Member of the Year, noncommissioned Officer of the Year, Senior noncommissioned Officer of the Year, Company Grade Officer of the Year, Small Team and Large Team of the year and many more. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

The High Frontier Honor Guard presents colors at the Annual Awards Banquet at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. The Honor Guard members are trained to showcase unity, precision and military bearing.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – The High Frontier Honor Guard presents colors at the Annual Awards Banquet at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Mar. 11, 2022. The Honor Guard members are trained to showcase unity, precision and military bearing. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

PETERSON SPACE FORCE, Colo. --

Congratulations to the 2021 Peterson-Schriever Garrison Annual Award Winners

U.S. Space Force Col. Shay Warakomski, Peterson-Schriever Garrison commander and Chief Master Sgt. Sevin Balkuvvar, P-S GAR command chief, are pleased to announce P-S GAR’s Annual Award Winners for 2021. 

“Please join me and CMSgt Balkuvvar in congratulating these Guardians and Airmen – military and civilian alike – for their outstanding accomplishments.  Thank you all for the incredible work you have accomplished as we continue to standup the U.S. Space Force while enabling and supporting all of our mission partners,” said Warakomski through a garrison-wide announcement email.

The P-S GAR winners will compete at the major command level within Air Force Materiel Command.

 

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Airman of the Year

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Thao – 50th Communications Squadron, Schriever SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

U. S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Lloyd Morris – 21st Comptroller Squadron

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

U. S. Air Foce Master Sgt. Kathryn North – 50th Force Support Squadron, Schriever SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Company Grade Officer of the Year

U.S. Air Foce 1st Lt. Matthew Chumaceiro, 21st Comptroller Squadron

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Field Grade Officer of the Year

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ian Wiechert, 21st Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Civilian Category I of the Year

Meagan Tracey – 21st Contracting Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Civilian Category II of the Year

Victoria Ambrose – 21st Contracting Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Civilian Category III of the Year

Justin Bowers – 21st Contracting Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Civilian Category IV of the Year

James Gazetti – 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Civilian Category V of the Year

Amanda Davidson – 21st Contracting Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison First Sergeant of the Year

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ryan Keller – 21st Communications Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Spouse of the Year

Katherine McKim – 21st Mission Support Group, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Guardian Junior Enlisted Member of the Year

U.S. Space Force Spc. 4 Honesty Davis – 21st Communications Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Guardian Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Louis Perry – 50th Communications Squadron, Schriever SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Guardian Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

U.S. Space Force Master Sgt. Christopher Bourand – 50th Communications Squadron, Schriever SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Guardian Company Grade Officer of the Year

U.S. Space Force Capt. Joshua Terry – 821st Support Squadron, Thule AB, Greenland

 

Peterson-Schriever Honor Guard Member of the Year

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kalene Moody – 21st Security Forces Squadron, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Vialpando – 21st Mission Support Group, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Small Team

21st Operational Medical Readiness Squadron/Pandemic Team, Peterson SFB, Colo.

 

Peterson-Schriever Garrison Large Team

50th Security Forces Squadron/S4, Schriever SFB, Colo.

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