(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Katrina Heikkinen)

GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Ind. -- Not only are many of the Air Force’s enlisted members able to call themselves graduates of basic military training, they can also call themselves college graduates.

This is now true for 31 Airmen assigned to the 434th Air Refueling Wing as they recently earned their Community College of the Air Force degrees in their selected career fields.

Below are the names of those earning their associates in applied science degrees in the following area of study.

Aircraft structural maintenance technology:

Master Sgt. Corey Fields, 434th Maintenance Squadron
Master Sgt. Brent Mosier, 434th MXS

Aviation maintenance technology:

Master Sgt. Jason Cable, 434th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Trevor Gray, 434th MXS
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Strohmeyer, 434th AMXS
Tech. Sgt. Timothy Ventrello, 434th MXS
Staff Sgt. Amy Kreft, 434th Aerospace Medical Squadron
Staff Sgt. Michael Meoak, 434th MXS
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Stafford, 434th MXS
Staff Sgt. Torrie Strong, 434th MXS

Aviation operations:

Master Sgt. Deborah Wood, 74th Air Refueling Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Patrick Marchman, 434th AMXS
Staff Sgt. Cara McMenamin, 434th AMXS

Avionic systems technology:

Staff Sgt. Sarah Becker, 434th AMXS

Business administration:

Tech. Sgt. Derwin Wilson, 434th Air Refueling Wing
Staff Sgt. Cameron Green, 434th Mission Support Group
Staff Sgt. Thomas Ray, 434th Communications Squadron

Construction technology:

Tech. Sgt. Dustin Fullerton, 434th Civil Engineer Squadron
Staff Sgt. Anthony Martinez, 434th CES

Criminal justice:

Staff Sgt. Charles Reed, 434th Security Forces Squadron
Staff Sgt. Damion Reed, 434th SFS

Emergency management:

Staff Sgt. Anthony Chico, 434th CES
Staff Sgt. Craig Hulsey, 434th ARW

Hospitality and fitness management:

Tech. Sgt. Morgan Vardaman, 434th Force Support Squadron

Intelligence studies and technology:

Tech. Sgt. David Sparks, 434th Operations Group
Senior Airman Zeeshan Sayed, 434th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Medical laboratory technology:

Staff Sgt. Terros Dilworth, 434th AMDS

Munitions systems technology:

Tech. Sgt. William Gonzalez, 434th MXS

The 434th ARW is the largest KC-135R Stratotanker unit in the Air Force Reserve Command. Men and women from the Hoosier Wing routinely deploy around the world in support of the Air Force mission.

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