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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chief Master Sgt. Roy P. Lapioli, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron chief enlisted manager, speaks to the graduates during the Airman Leadership School at the Pacific Coast Club here Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. Chief Lapioli encouraged the graduates of the ALS class 2011-G to keep a positive attitude to be good leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chief Master Sgt. Roy P. Lapioli, the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron chief enlisted manager, speaks to the graduates during the Airman Leadership School at the Pacific Coast Club here Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. Chief Lapioli encouraged the graduates of the ALS class 2011-G to keep a positive attitude to be good leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Staff Sgt. Michael Nyman, of the 576 Flight Test Squadron, receives the John Levitow award during the Airman Leadership School graduation at the Pacific Coast Club here Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. The John Levitow award is the highest award granted by the commandant of ALS to the Airman that demonstrates the most outstanding leadership and scholastic qualities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Staff Sgt. Michael Nyman, of the 576 Flight Test Squadron, receives the John Levitow award during the Airman Leadership School graduation at the Pacific Coast Club here Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. The John Levitow award is the highest award granted by the commandant of ALS to the Airman that demonstrates the most outstanding leadership and scholastic qualities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Graduates of class 2011-G from the Airman Leadership School pose with their commandant Master Sgt. Richard Anderson, of the 30th Force Support Squadron, at the Pacific Coast Club here Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. After two years, and more than 300 graduates, Anderson is stepping down as the commandant of ALS here.  Class 2011-G is the last class to graduate under Anderson’s leadership as commandant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Graduates of class 2011-G from the Airman Leadership School pose with their commandant Master Sgt. Richard Anderson, of the 30th Force Support Squadron, at the Pacific Coast Club here Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. After two years, and more than 300 graduates, Anderson is stepping down as the commandant of ALS here. Class 2011-G is the last class to graduate under Anderson’s leadership as commandant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Vandenberg Airman Leadership School held the graduation for Class
2011-Golf at the Pacific Coast Club Aug. 18. The 10 graduates were from Vandenberg, Los Angeles Air Force Base, and the Nevada Air National Guard. The John L. Levitow Award went to Staff Sgt. Michael Nyman from the 576th Flight Test Squadron. Staff Sgt. Carl Ries of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron earned the Academic Achievement Award and the Commandant Award went to Senior Airman Brittany Johnson from the 30th Contracting Squadron. The graduates were:

Staff Sgt. Markell Jones, 61st Communications Squadron
Staff Sgt. Michael Nyman, 576th Flight Test Squadron
Staff Sgt. Nettie Payne, 381st Training Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Erica Quintana, 381st Training Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Carl Ries, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron
Senior Airman Robert Burford, 30th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman Chad Gogel, 152nd Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior Airman Brittany Johnson, 30th Contracting Squadron
Senior Airman Glorya Nava, 30th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman Courtney Prebble, 30th Security Forces Squadron