Promotions, awards and holiday celebrating

1st Lt Joseph Murphy assists with the promotion of his son C/Maj Thomas Murphy to his new rank. Photo by 2d Lt Mark Patrick.
1st Lt Joseph Murphy assists with the promotion of his son C/Maj Thomas Murphy to his new rank. Photo by 2d Lt Mark Patrick.

After safety and aerospace training on the evening of 18 December, MVCS cadets and senior members came together to recognize those earning promotions and awards.  Following the ceremony, they celebrated with a holiday pot luck meal.

Cadets promoted included:  C/TSgt Kelia Aardema (Rickenbacker Achievement); C/SrA Maxwell Albrecht, C/SrA Gabriel Ramiscal (Mary Feik Achievement); C/MSgt Josh Pavek (Lindbergh Achievement), C/SMSgt Brian Cochran (Doolittle Achievement), C/CMSgt Anith Muthalaly (Goddard Achievement), C/SSgt Matthew Cox (Wright Brothers Award). Additionally, C/CMSgt Sean Callis was awarded the Armstrong Achievement.

The awardees were joined by many from their extended families to celebrate their accomplishments at the end of a very eventful year.

Cadets and Senior Members of MVCS and their families share a holiday pot luck meal following the awards ceremony.  Photo by 2d Lt Mark Patrick.
Cadets and Senior Members of MVCS and their families share a holiday pot luck meal following the awards ceremony. Photo by 2d Lt Mark Patrick.