Monday, August 3, 2009

Oregon Air National Guard promotes four airmen to Chief Master Sergeant

Above: Chief Master Sergeants of the Oregon Air National Guard stand behind newly-promoted chiefs (from left to right); John M. Crawford, Jimmie L. Samuels, Timothy L. Gilbert, and Monte D. Page, as Brig. Gen. Bruce W. Prunk (far right), addresses the audience following the official promotion ceremony at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Aug. 2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs Office).


The Oregon Air National Guard promoted four individuals to the rank of Chief Master Sergeant during their training weekend at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Aug. 2.

Promoted to the rank of E-9 were; Senior Master Sgts. John M. Crawford, Jimmie L. Samuels, Timothy L. Gilbert, and Monte D. Page.

The afternoon ceremony was attended by about 120 fellow airmen and family members.

Brig. Gen. Bruce W. Prunk, Commander of the Oregon Air National Guard, highlighted their collective contributions to the unit, and to the state of Oregon. He said the four embody the core values of the United States Air Force and the Oregon National Guard.

Of the four airmen, three will remain at the Portland Air National Guard Base. Page will depart for a four-year tour at the National Guard Bureau starting Sept. 1.


Posted by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy,
Oregon National Guard Social Media Manager

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