Wing selects 16 for STEP II promotions Published Sept. 14, 2022 By Michael Dukes 315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- 315th Airlift Wing leadership announced during its September unit training assembly that it selected 16 Reservists for promotion under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP II) program effective Oct. 1, 2022. The selectees are: Master Sgt. to Senior Master Sgt. Master Sgt. Chiquet Nicholes, 315th Maintenance Group Master Sgt. Vernell Richardson, 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Master Sgt. Douglas Wattier, 317th Airlift Squadron Tech. Sgt. to Master Sgt. Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Adkins, 300 AS Tech. Sgt. Cameron McMillin, 317 AS Tech. Sgt. Nicole Silva, 300 AS Tech. Sgt. Lindsay Stafford, 300 AS Staff Sgt. to Tech Sgt. Staff Sgt. Dewayne Baldwin, 701 AS Staff Sgt. Shanea Clinckscales, 315th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Staff Sgt. Jennifer Cochran, 4th Combat Camera Squadron Staff Sgt. Jazz Geter, 701 AS Staff Sgt. Kimberly Hofeldt, 315th Contingency Response Flight Staff Sgt. Gordon Learn, 315th Maintenance Squadron Staff Sgt. Jordan Prince, 315 AMXS Staff Sgt. Chandler Scott, 315th Force Support Squadron Staff Sgt. Robert Verlie, 701 AS "Congratulations to all!" said Chief Master Sgt. Joe Gonzalez, 315 AW command chief. "This is a significant accomplishment and one each of you are ready for. Your efforts to get you to this day started several years ago. Knowing this I encourage you to start now to get you to your tomorrow." "Along the way, encourage your peers and subordinates, develop, foster and grow your airmen," the chief added. "On behalf of 315 Airlift Wing, we are honored to have you as part of the team."