Released: May 1, 1998
He, along with a host of other officers, noncommissioned officers, airmen and civilians, also captured top honors in the Air Force Intelligence field's annual award program.
Tech. Sgt. John T. Hartman, 315th Training Squadron instructor at Goodfellow, received the DOD award. The General Intelligence Training System is the core element that binds service, unified command, Joint Chiefs of Staff and national agency general intelligence training interests.
Hartman's award recognizes the most exceptional instructor from DOD General Intelligence Training System schools. Professional excellence, training innovation, motivation and leadership are the main criteria for selection. Hartman competed against nine nominees from all services including officers, NCOs and civilians.
Besides the Instructor of the Year award, Hartman was also named Air Education and Training Command's Outstanding Active-duty Intelligence NCO of the Year for 1997 and the Air Force's Outstanding Active-duty Intelligence NCO of the Year (Level II) for 1997.
The following people also won in the 1997 Air Force Intelligence Awards Program:
-- Maj. Gen. John S. Patton Active-duty Intelligence Officer of the Year, Level I (Numbered Air Force and above): Capt. Michael L. Downs, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
-- Maj. Gen. John S. Patton Active-duty Intelligence Officer of the Year, Level II (units below NAF): Capt. Marc R. Robinson, 23rd Operations Support Squadron, Pope AFB, N.C.
-- Officer Intelligence Contributor of the Year: Capt. Vonda F. McLean, 381st Intelligence Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
-- Active-duty Intelligence Senior NCO of the Year, Level I: Master Sgt. Brad S. McKenna, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
-- Active-duty Intelligence Senior NCO of the Year, Level II: Senior Master Sgt. Ramsay M. Pryce Jr., 51st Operations Support Squadron, Osan Air Base, Korea
-- Active-duty Intelligence NCO of the Year, Level I: Staff Sgt. Rachel M.
Nichols, 607th Air Intelligence Squadron, Osan AB
-- Active-duty Intelligence Airman of the Year, Level I: Airman 1st Class Anne M. Fochler, 13th Intelligence Squadron, Beale AFB, Calif.
-- Active-duty Intelligence Airman of the Year, Level II: Senior Airman William T. Kerr Jr., 314th Training Squadron, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
-- Enlisted Intelligence Contributor of the Year: Staff Sgt. Mark C. Maddox, 48th Intelligence Squadron, Beale AFB
-- Intelligence Senior-Level Civilian of the Year: GS-13 Steven J. Dunn, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
-- Intelligence Intermediate-Level Civilian of the Year: GS-9 Victoria S. Roberts, 47th Fighter Squadron, Barksdale AFB, La.
-- Civilian Intelligence Contributor of the Year: GS-13 Sharon E. Safford, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
-- Air Reserve Component Intelligence Officer of the Year: Capt. Edward M. Lewis, U.S. Air Forces Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany
-- Air Reserve Component Intelligence Senior NCO of the Year: Master Sgt. Glenda L. Norris, 931st Operations Support Flight, McConnell AFB, Kansas
-- Air Reserve Component Intelligence NCO of the Year: Tech. Sgt. Marchett D. Sandoval, Air Intelligence Agency, Kelly AFB, Texas
-- Air Reserve Component Intelligence Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Crystal L. Farnsworth, 158th Operations Support Flight, Burlington International Airport, Vt.
* Air Combat Command
* Air Education and Training Command
* Air Force Reserve Command
* Air Force Special Operations Command
* Air Intelligence Agency
* Air Mobility Command
* Barksdale Air Force Base, La.
* Beale Air Force Base, Calif.
* Department of Defense
* Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska
* Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas
* Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii
* Hurlburt Field, Fla.
* Joint Chiefs of Staff
* Kelly Air Force Base, Texas
* Langley Air Force Base, Va.
* Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.
* McConnell Air Force Base, Kan.
* Osan Air Base, South Korea
* Pacific Air Forces
* Pope Air Force Base, N.C.
* Ramstein Air Base, Germany
* Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
* U.S Air Forces in Europe