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Eglin claims five command Chaplain Corps. awards

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AF Chaplain Corps Emblem

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Winners of the Air Force Materiel Command’s 2018 Annual Chaplain Corps Awards were announced by Chaplain, (Col.) Scott Rummage, AFMC Command Chaplain.

The 96th Test Wing chapel earned five of the nine major command annual awards this year.

“The 96th TW Chapel Team continually goes above and beyond to support the challenging needs across Team Eglin, so the recognition is well deserved,” said Chaplain, (Col.) Hector Colon-Colon, wing chaplain.  

The winners are:

AFMC Religious Affairs Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year: Staff Sgt. Steven Whitley

AFMC Religious Affairs Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year: Master Sgt. Lisa Willis

AFMC Company Grade Officer Chaplain of the Year: Chaplain, (Capt.) Damien Gipson 

AFMC Religious Support Team of the Year: Chaplain, (Capt.) Bradley Kelsey and Staff Sgt. Jillian Baez 

AFMC Large Chapel Team of the Year: 96th Test Wing Chaplain Corps