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Vandenberg ALS graduates 15

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Adorning their white aiguillettes, the 15 newest Airman Leadership School graduates await congratulatory handshakes from the audience during graduation here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. ALS is a class aimed at providing the newest soon-to-be noncommissioned officers with leadership training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Adorning their white aiguillettes, the 15 newest Airman Leadership School graduates await congratulatory handshakes from the audience during graduation here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. ALS is a class aimed at providing the newest soon-to-be noncommissioned officers with leadership training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- After learning ceremonial guardsman procedures, graduating students from Airman Leadership School post the colors prior to the graduation ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. The ALS class, the sixth this year, graduated 15 students. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- After learning ceremonial guardsman procedures, graduating students from Airman Leadership School post the colors prior to the graduation ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. The ALS class, the sixth this year, graduated 15 students. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Honoring current, past and present prisoners of war and those missing in action, Airman Leadership School students perform a POW/MIA ceremony during the ALS graduation ceremony here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. The table and each part of the ceremony represents a vital element and recognizes servicemembers who are or were missing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Honoring current, past and present prisoners of war and those missing in action, Airman Leadership School students perform a POW/MIA ceremony during the ALS graduation ceremony here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. The table and each part of the ceremony represents a vital element and recognizes servicemembers who are or were missing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Taking a moment to recognize servicemembers who were, are or will be prisoners of war or missing in action, attendees of the Airman Leadership School graduation raise their glasses here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Raising the glass honors America's POW/MIA. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Taking a moment to recognize servicemembers who were, are or will be prisoners of war or missing in action, attendees of the Airman Leadership School graduation raise their glasses here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Raising the glass honors America's POW/MIA. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Master Sgt. Shari Colquhoun, the 30th Force Support Squadron first sergeant, signs the volleyball at Airman Leadership School graduation here Tuesday, March 23, 2010 after it was presented in honor of the first sergeants' win against the ALS students. The first sergeants remain undefeated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Master Sgt. Shari Colquhoun, the 30th Force Support Squadron first sergeant, signs the volleyball at Airman Leadership School graduation here Tuesday, March 23, 2010 after it was presented in honor of the first sergeants' win against the ALS students. The first sergeants remain undefeated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Master Sgt. Shari Colquhoun, the 30th Force Support Squadron first sergeant, signs the volleyball at Airman Leadership School graduation here Tuesday, March 23, 2010 after it was presented in honor of the first sergeants' win against the ALS students. The first sergeants remain undefeated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Master Sgt. Shari Colquhoun, the 30th Force Support Squadron first sergeant, signs the volleyball at Airman Leadership School graduation here Tuesday, March 23, 2010 after it was presented in honor of the first sergeants' win against the ALS students. The first sergeants remain undefeated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Guest speaker Lt. Col. John Taylor, an operations officer for the 30th Launch Group, motivates the newest graduates of the Airman Leadership School to go forward and lead during their graduation ceremony here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Vandenberg’s ALS graduated 15 students this class. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Guest speaker Lt. Col. John Taylor, an operations officer for the 30th Launch Group, motivates the newest graduates of the Airman Leadership School to go forward and lead during their graduation ceremony here Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Vandenberg’s ALS graduated 15 students this class. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Heather R. Shaw)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Vandenberg Airman Leadership School held the graduation for Class 2010-Delta on March 23 at the Pacific Coast Club here.

The 15 graduates were from Vandenberg, Los Angeles AFB and the Arkansas Air National Guard, Ark.

The John L. Levitow Award went to Senior Airman Brandon Elder of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron. Staff Sgt. Joshua Gruber from the 614th Air and Space Operations Center garnered the Distinguished Graduate and Academic awards. Senior Airman William Withers III of the 30th Security Forces Squadron was recognized with the Leadership Award.

The graduates were:

Staff Sgt.Joshua Gruber, 614th Air and Space Operations Center
Staff Sgt. Nathan Craven, 30th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman Brandon Elder, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron
Senior Airman Venessa Flynn, 18th Intelligence Squadron
Senior Airman Jonathan Foster, 30th Space Wing
Senior Airman Hank Hale, 576th Flight Test Squadron
Senior Airman Alexandria Howard, 61st Medical Support Squadron
Senior Airman Cameron Lebarr, 188th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman Ceri Martin, 30th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman Christopher Randall, 30th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman Jesus Salas, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior Airman Jayme Smithee, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Senior Airman Cole Whitney, 30th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman William Withers III, 30th Security Forces Squadron
Senior Airman Otto Yan, 30th Security Forces Squadron