Three DynCorp International team members working in the 89th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group (MXG) at Andrews Air Force Base (AFB) were honored on January 13 at the 8th Annual 89th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group Awards Luncheon.
The luncheon is an annual event that recognizes exceptional performance from personnel working in the 89th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group, including active duty military.
DI team members honored include:
DynCorp International “Fixed Wing” Aircraft Mechanic of the Year—Vincent Rogers
Vince Rogers is an aircraft mechanic assigned to the DynCorp International Andrews Support Division, Aircraft Branch Inspection Dock Section. He and his team provided an in-depth look at all the 89AW fixed wing aircraft. He was also selected as one of the branch’s quarterly Special Air Missions (SAM) – Foreign (FOX) award winners for his commitment and dedication to the mission.
Rogers implemented new inspection dock plans and policies for tool control, resulting in zero defects since it was implemented. He was also selected as essential personnel to fly the new Gulfstream 550 initial test flight in preparation to support the global Special Air Mission at Andrews AFB.
DynCorp International “Rotary Wing” Aircraft Mechanic of the Year— Joseph Mollo
Joseph Mollo is an aircraft mechanic assigned to the DynCorp International Andrews Support Division Helicopter Maintenance Branch. In 2011, Mollo was recognized for numerous outstanding individual accomplishments – branch quarterly SAM-FOX award and Safety Award Winner of the Quarter. He is often recognized for his professionalism and expertise by flight crews after their flights.
The branch’s ability to support the 1st Helicopter Squadron’s highly sensitive mission and keep a 40-year-old aircraft at top performance level has been greatly enhanced by Mollo’s sustained performance and ability to put his knowledge and expertise to use.
DynCorp International Maintenance Technician of the Year—Cecil A. Burton
Cecil A. Burton is recognized for outstanding contributions to the many successes of the DynCorp
International/Andrew Support Division Fuels work center. He and his team consistently provide top notch maintenance for The Presidential Airlift Group (PAG), the 89th Airlift Wing and the 89th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group. His professional approach toward all tasks ensures quick turnaround of aircraft.
Burton’s rapport with PAG has garnered kudos on several fuel issues. His attention to detail exceeds contractual mission requirements of the 89th Airlift Wing and SAM-FOX standards. His positive attitude and professionalism is infectious and he is a valuable part of the SAM-FOX team.
DynCorp International at Andrews Air Force Base
DI supports the 89th Airlift Wing and its customers, providing organizational- and intermediate-level aircraft maintenance and support at Andrews Air Force Base. In addition, DI provides base supply and fuels services for Andrews AFB tenants and transient aircraft.
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