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PCC hosts Chief’s Recognition Ceremony

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Master Sgt. Robert Rucinski, Senior Master Sgt. Frank Fidani and Senior Master Sgt. Alexia Brown light the chiefs’ candle together during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. All three Airmen were recently selected for promotion to chief master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Master Sgt. Robert Rucinski, Senior Master Sgt. Frank Fidani and Senior Master Sgt. Alexia Brown light the chiefs’ candle together during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. All three Airmen were recently selected for promotion to chief master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Jose Porras, a Vandenberg Honor Guardsman, places a hat on the POW/MIA table in remembrance of missing or captured servicemembers during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Jose Porras, a Vandenberg Honor Guardsman, places a hat on the POW/MIA table in remembrance of missing or captured servicemembers during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chief Master Sgt. James MacKinley, the 14th Air Force command chief, gives helpful advice to the new chief selects during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chief Master Sgt. James MacKinley, the 14th Air Force command chief, gives helpful advice to the new chief selects during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chief Harry Schellhorn is recognized for having served 50 years in the Air Force during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chief Harry Schellhorn is recognized for having served 50 years in the Air Force during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Vandenberg's chief master sergeants prepare to make a sword cordon for the new CMSgt selects during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Vandenberg's chief master sergeants prepare to make a sword cordon for the new CMSgt selects during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Mike Syintsakos sings the National Anthem during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Mike Syintsakos sings the National Anthem during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Members of the Vandenberg Honor Guard post the colors during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Members of the Vandenberg Honor Guard post the colors during the Chief Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Pacific Coast Club here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)