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AFLCMC awards Eglin Airmen in annual financial management competition

AFLCMC awards Airmen in annual financial management competition

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Financial Management Deputy Comptroller, Lt. Col. Tina Nguyen presents the Organization of the Year Award to Keith Riethman, Chief Financial Officer, Simulators Division for the Simulators Division Financial Management Team, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, during the 6th Annual AFLCMC Financial Management Awards ceremony held at Wright-Patterson August 29, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/Al Bright)

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center named their best-of-the-best in financial management during their 6th Annual AFLCMC Financial Management Awards August 29 held in identical ceremonies at Wright-Patterson and Eglin Air Force Bases, with other AFLCMC organizations connected through video teleconferencing.

This year’s event tied in the Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s focus on readiness with the theme “Financing the Fight, Restoring Readiness,” highlighting and recognizing not only the financial management achievements of nominees but also on their efforts to ready themselves through training, study, practice and an intense focus on serving their teams every day.

Awards were presented in 29 panel-selected categories recognizing 208 individual nominees and 27 teams along with five “Big 5” comptroller prestigious awards, selected by AFLCMC Director of Financial Management and Comptroller Kathryn J. Sowers herself, from nominations from all levels of the LCMC organization.

Award nominees came from all LCMC locations including Eglin, Hanscom, Hill, Wright-Patterson, Peterson, Tinker, Robins, and Gunter Air Force Bases, as well as the F-35 Joint Program Office in Arlington, Virginia.

This year’s award winners from Eglin are:

Mid-Level Cost ACAT I/II: Christopher Anderson

Senior Cost ACAT III: Angela F. Gilbert

Mid-Level Cost ACAT III: Nicole Gray, 

Junior Financial Manager ACAT I/II: Lt. Vincent J. Colletti

Mid-Level Financial Manager ACAT III: Brittany Bohannon

Junior Financial Manager ACAT III: Ashley E. Frisch

Customer Support Analyst of the Year: Patrick Stage

Process Improvement Team: Cooperative Process Improvement Team - Munitions Sustainment and Miniature Munitions Divisions, Eglin Air Force Base