ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs announced the winners of the 2016 Communication Excellence Awards today.
The following unit and individuals will go on to represent AFRC in the Air Force-level Public Affairs competition.
The 507th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs staff, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, earned the Brig. Gen. Harry J. Dalton Jr., Award.
The 315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs staff, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, won the Maj. Henry "Hap" Arnold Award for Public Affairs Communication Effectiveness.
The 439th AW Public Affairs staff, Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts, won the Best Innovative Communication Award.
Senior Airman Monica C. Ricci, 439th AW, Westover ARB, won the Outstanding Communication Airman (E-1 to E4) Award.
Technical Sgt. Lauren C. Gleason, 507th ARW, won the Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Frost Outstanding Communication Noncommissioned Officer (E-5 to E6) Award.
Master Sgt. Andrew Biscoe, 439th AW Public Affairs Specialist, Westover ARB, won the Outstanding Communication Senior Noncommissioned Officer (E-7 to E8) award.
Captain Joseph T. Simms, 927th ARW, MacDill AFB, Florida, won the Capt. Bradley R. Schuldt Outstanding Communication Company Grade Officer (O-1 to O3) Award.
Major Hamilton Underwood, 3rd Combat Camera Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, won the Outstanding Communication Field Grade Officer (O-4 to O-5) Award.
Mr. Shawn J. Jones, 514th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, won the Outstanding Communication Civilian (GS-5 to GS-09 or equivalent) Award.
Ms. Carolyn J. Herrick, 943rd Rescue Group, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, won the Outstanding Communication Civilian Category II (GS-10 to GS12 or equivalent) Award.
Technical Sgt. Jeremy A. Roman, 301st Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, won the Airman First Class Darryl G. Winters Award for Combat Communication.
Results of the Air Force-level competition will be announced Dec. 5, during the Public Affairs worldwide meeting.