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Recruiting and Retention Offices earn regional recognition

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  • By Senior Master Sgt. Cynthia Young
  • Alabama Recruiting and Retention Superintendent
The 187th Fighter Wing Recruiting Team was awarded numerous awards for their outstanding accomplishments throughout Fiscal Year 2012.

Most notably the team received three Regional Awards recognizing them over nine other states within the Nation. They received the 2nd Quarter Wing with the Top Accessions, 2nd Quarter Wing with the Top Critical Accessions, and 3rd Quarter Wing with Top Accessions. They also received several states awards to include The Top Recruiting Office for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Quarter. Individual awards were presented to Master Sgt. James Tyner for 1st Quarter Top Accessions, Tech. Sgt. Marcus Milford for 2nd Quarter Top Accessions, Tech. Sgt. Vannisha Howard for Top Prior Service Accessions and Top Diversity Accessions, Senior Airman Raymond Freeman for Top Rookie Recruiter of the year, and Master Sgt. Stanley Krasinski receiving the Top State to State Accessions.

"We are extremely proud of the entire Recruiting and Retention Team and their accomplishments through fiscal year 2012 and look forward to their successes in FY13," said Lt. Col. Charles P. Griggs, Deputy Commander of the 187th Mission Support Group.

"The Recruiting and Retention offices are key to bringing and keeping the vital skills that make the 187th Fighter Wing ready, relevant and reliable when we are called on to protect and defend our nation. It is the responsibility of every guardsmen to help recruit others to join us and I encourage our guardsmen to send potential applicants to our recruiters."