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Wing selects 16 for STEP II promotions

  • Published
  • By Michael Dukes
  • 315th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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."

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