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Organizations and leadership within the 31st Fighter Wing have a variety of programs through which they highlight base personnel for their outstanding contributions to the mission. This page features three of those programs including Aviano's Finest (provided through base leadership), the Chiefs' Choice Awards (provided by the Aviano Chiefs' Group), and the Diamond Sharp Awards (provided by the Aviano First Sergeants' Council).
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Aviano Diamond Sharp Award
The Diamond Sharp Award is designed to recognize Aviano's best. Those Airmen who distinguished themselves through outstanding professionalism, impeccable appearance and a "can do" attitude. There is no preparation required to earn the award, one must only be noticed by their first sergeants as being among the best and brightest performers. This award also recognizes the "un-sung" hero -- Airmen who always go above and beyond the call of duty even if they do not get recognized. Members must epitomize service before self by working until the job is done and taking pride in their work. These Airmen strive for excellence both on and off duty, in the community and their personal lives.

2014 Recipients:
Airman 1st Class Victoria Loneman, 31st Dental Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Sarah Cawrse, 31st Maintenance Group

Senior Airman Roger Delacey, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Airman 1st Class Maxwell Levey, 31st Maintenance Squadron

2013 Recipients:
Senior Airman Marquel Green, 31st Communications Squadron
Airman 1st Class Joseph Schmidt, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron

Airman 1st Class Troy Brown, 31st Medical Group

Senior Airman Cameron Kidd, 731st Munitions Squadron
Airman 1st Class Justin Nalley, 724th Air Mobility Squadron

Airman 1st Class Deidra Hawkins, 31st Security Forces Squadron

Airman 1st Class Zachary Szalay, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Alan Pulido, 31st Maintenance Squadron

Staff Sgt. Meagan Olah, 31st Operations Support Squadron

Airman 1st Class David Langlois, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron

Staff Sgt. Michael Galindo, 31st Security Forces Squadron
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Aviano Chiefs' Choice Award Program
The Aviano Chiefs' Group recognizes outstanding enlisted members of the 31st Fighter Wing and associate units on a monthly basis. The purpose of the program is to publicly recognize those individuals in the grade of technical sergeant and below who clearly exceed Air Force standards in the areas of dress and appearance, bearing, and exceptional behavior in performance of their duty activities and in relationships with others.

2013 Recipients:
October: Staff Sgt. Preston Castillo, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron
September: Airman 1st Class Corey Schreffler, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
August: Staff Sgt. Crystal Campbell, 31st Medical Operations Squadron
July: Tech. Sgt. Leonard Collins, 31st Civil Engineering Squadron
June: Staff Sgt. Brandon Arrington, 31st Force Support Squadron
April: Staff Sgt. Eldridge Jones, 31st Logistic Readiness Squadron
February: Staff Sgt. Marreese Blunt, 31st Security Forces Squadron

2012 Recipients:
December: Staff Sgt. Kasim Playfair, 31 Comptroller Squadron
November: Tech. Sgt. Eileen Adams, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
October: Senior Airman Amber Swearengin, 31st Fighter Wing/Knowledge Operations
April: Senior Airman Stephanie Behringer - 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron
March: Senior Airman Megan R. Burks and Airman 1st Class Meghan D. Haas - 31st Security Forces Squadron
February: Airman 1st Class Pradeep Muddasani - 31st Comptroller Squadron

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