Director of Air National Guard visits WADS

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  • By Kimberly D. Burke

Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, Director of the Air National Guard recognized three members of the Western Air Defense Sector for outstanding performance during his visit to two Washington Air National Guard units Feb. 14.  

Rice recognized Capt. Peter Hickman, 225th Air Defense Squadron, for recently being named a U.S. Air Force Weapons School Top Graduate and First Air Force Command and Control Warrior of the Year .  

He also presented a commander's coin to Master Sgt. Dawn Kloos, 225th Air Defense Group first sergeant, for being named the First Air Force First Sergeant of the Year.  Master Sgt. Daniel Raile, 225th Support Squadron, was also recognized for his contributions to the superior maintenance and operation of the WADS' power plant.