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Mighty Ninety member wins 2016 Nuclear and Missile Operations award

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. --

Air Force officials recently named the winners of the 2016 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Award and the Nuclear & Missile Operations Award.

 

F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., member Maj. Joseph Shannon III, 90th Operations Support Squadron was selected as a Nuclear and Missile Operations award winner for 2016.

 

The Nuclear & Missile Operations Award honors officers who made the most significant contribution to the nuclear and missile operations career field.

 

“Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Awards and the Nuclear & Missile Operations Awards. We have Airmen doing a phenomenal job each and every day delivering our nation a robust, reliable, flexible and survivable nuclear deterrent. Their outstanding performance strengthened the nation’s nuclear deterrence and exemplify the professionalism we value in our Airmen," said Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein, the Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Force.

 

The outstanding nuclear professionals were selected from a diverse field within the Air Force’s major commands, unified combatant commands and other agencies including the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard.

 

To see the full list of Nuclear Deterrence Operations Award winners, click here.