Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs Office
June 29, 2010 - RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Air Force officials announced June 29 the winners of the 2010 Air Force Association Outstanding Air Force Civilian of the Year awards.
Each year, the AFA recognizes four Air Force civilian employees for outstanding achievement in any career field. This year's recipients were:
- Eric Straight, aircraft metals technology craftsman, Hurlburt Field, Fla., civilian wage employee category
- Christopher Deanes, operational support office director, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., civilian program specialist category
- Gary Strickland, Airman and Family Readiness Center chief, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, civilian program manager category
- David Dias, logistics technology integration division chief, Scott AFB, Ill., civilian senior manager category
Mr. Dias will receive his award in September at the AFA’s 2010 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington D.C. The remaining winners will receive their awards at state and local chapter ceremonies.
For more information on this and other Air Force recognition programs, visit the Air Force Personnel Center personnel services website at https://gum.afpc.randolph.af.mil/ or call the Total Force Service Center toll-free at (800) 525-0102 or DSN 665-5000.