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NEWS | Dec. 6, 2011

Joint Base Charleston wins most A1 awards in AMC

By Airman 1st Class Tom Brading Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

The deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services recently announced the U.S. Air Force - Air Mobility Command winners of the 2011 A1 Functional Annual Awards.

The purpose of the awards is to recognize the best performers and installation level programs within manpower, personnel, services, education and training. Joint Base Charleston Force Support Squadron won six out of seven possible internal awards (best in AMC). The FSS protocol office was also recognized.

The following JB Charleston programs and organizations were selected for the following Headquarters AMC/A1 awards:

Arts and Crafts Program of the Year
JB Charleston


George Washington Award for Protocol Excellence
JB Charleston

Gerrit D. Foster, Jr. Outstanding Program of the Year
JB Charleston

Manpower and Organization Program of the Year
JB Charleston

Resource Management Program of the Year
JB Charleston

Youth Program of the Year
JB Charleston


"This is yet another validation of what we already know," said Col. Richard McComb, 628th Air Base Wing commander. "The services, manpower, personnel and protocol professionals of this installation do a superb job in supporting the mission and the families of our military members and civilians."