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Air terminal team lands Gold Knight award

Col. Chris Crawford (center), 21st Space Wing commander, presents the Gold Knight award to the 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Terminal Team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dennis Howk)

Col. Chris Crawford (center), 21st Space Wing commander, presents the Gold Knight award to the 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Terminal Team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dennis Howk)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Terminal Team is the Gold Knight recipient.

The 21st LRS Air Terminal Team provided 24-hour support to contingency airlift for Fort Carson combat units in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn, conducting joint inspection of all cargo, guaranteeing airworthiness and ensuring safety of flight. Also, the team professionally operated all material handling equipment for the timely cargo and passenger on/offloads of all aircraft transiting Peterson AFB, the Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group and the Colorado Springs Jet Center.

Team members include Tech. Sgt. Christian Peters, Tech. Sgt. Gregory Steffers, Tech. Sgt. Rafael Figueroa, Tech. Sgt. Revius Norris, Staff Sgt. Alan Skelton, Staff Sgt. Joshua Linville, Staff Sgt. Guillermo Araujo, Senior Airman Michael Heggem, Senior Airman Keith Noble, Airman 1st Class Muhamed Mehmedovic, Airman 1st Class Russel Hudson, Airman 1st Class Christina Powell, Airman 1st Class Jessica Nunez.

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