Alamo Wing Airman named one of 12 outstanding Airmen of 2010

Technical Sgt. Ricardo Chavez cradles the large trophy presented to him as the Air Force Reserve Command Outstanding NCO for 2010. He subsequently was named one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the year for 2010 at the Air Force level. Air Force Reserve Command honored its Outstanding Airmen of 2010 during an awards banquet at Kissimmee, Fla., Aug. 16, 2011.Chavez is a master military training instructor and a reservist with the 433rd Training Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, which now forms part of Joint Base San Antonio. Chavez serves fulltime on an Active Guard and Reserve tour of duty as the 737th Training Support Squadron unit training manager. The unit is Air Force basic military training's largest squadron with more than 150 people. Besides his MTI duties, Chavez is responsible for the overall management of the unit's training program. He conducts comprehensive trainee orientation and compliance documentation for newly assigned instructors.(U.S. Air Force photo/Philip Rhodes)

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