WADS annual award winners announced
The Western Air Defense Sector annual award winners pose with their Bigfoot trophy Dec. 1, 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Pictured from left to right are Category I Drill Status Guardsmen of the Year Staff Sgt. Catherine Pearce, 225th Support Squadron emergency management specialist; Airman of the Year Senior Airman Zachary Fleet, 225th Air Defense Squadron interface control technician; NCO of the Year Staff Sgt. Jared Denton, 225th ADS NCOIC of surveillance training; and SNCO of the Year Master Sgt. Sara Haynes, 225th SS NCOIC of logistics. Not pictured are: DSG Company Grade Officer Capt. Colette Muller, 225th Air Defense Group public affairs officer; CGO of the Year Capt. Marvin Yamada, 225th ADS weapons flight commander; Category I Civilian of the Year Barry Arzberger, 225th SS HVAC technician; and Category II Civilian of the Year Bruce Robie; 225th SS National Airspace System Defense program manager. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Maj. Kimberly D. Burke)