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Staff Sgt.  Daniel Rivera, 90th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, listens as a student makes a presentation to his class June 15, 2015, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Warren ALS earned a perfect score on a recent program management review conducted by its accreditation board. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Rivera, 90th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, listens as a student makes a presentation to his class June 15, 2015, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Warren ALS earned a perfect score on a recent program management review conducted by its accreditation board. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Staff Sgt.  Daniel Rivera, 90th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, talks to his class June 15, 2015, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. ALS is part of the Air Force’s professional military education that Airmen go through prior to being promoted to staff sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Rivera, 90th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, talks to his class June 15, 2015, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. ALS is part of the Air Force’s professional military education that Airmen go through prior to being promoted to staff sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Tech Sgt. Sarah Withrow, 90th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, teaches her class June 15, 2015, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Warren ALS earned a perfect score on a recent program management review conducted by its accreditation board. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Tech Sgt. Sarah Withrow, 90th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, teaches her class June 15, 2015, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Warren ALS earned a perfect score on a recent program management review conducted by its accreditation board. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. -- F.E. Warren's Airman Leadership School recently received a perfect score on its biannual program management review from the Enlisted Professional Military Education Academic Affairs and Community College of the Air Force review teams. 

The professional military education team that operates ALS consistently works to inspire, educate and shape Airmen leaders to accomplish the Air Force's mission.

"I feel ecstatic about our score," said Master Sgt. Shawn P. Cain, 90th Force Support Squadron ALS commandant. "There is a lot of work that goes into preparation for this type of inspection. We spent the time and found out we had zero remarks or negative findings."

The ALS Team is made up of Cain, Tech. Sgt. Sarah Withrow, Staff Sgt. Daniel Rivera, and Staff Sgt. Toby Harter. They do not have an administration position so all the administrative work is taken care of in addition to the staff's normal duties.

The ALS team of instructors and commandant is keen on attention to detail.

"I have a firm belief that if you are doing what you are supposed to be doing on a daily basis, you will not have a problem when it comes to inspections," Cain said.

The ALS team works hard to develop the students while helping each other become more effective teachers and mentors.

"The instructors helped us to understand the importance of each lesson and how it is important for us to strive to be the best leaders possible," said Senior Airman Derek D. Mortensen, a recent student. "Our class worked great together. We were always motivated to get homework done early and always have positive attitude in and out of class."