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Vandenberg ALS graduates 12

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --  Senior Airman David Rendon, a member of the 30th Security Forces Squadron, shares his research paper on former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Paul Airey at the Airman Leadership School graduation ceremony here March 31. Enlisted heritage is a topic all students research as part of class curriculum. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Longoria)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman David Rendon, a member of the 30th Security Forces Squadron, shares his research paper on former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Paul Airey at the Airman Leadership School graduation ceremony here March 31. Enlisted heritage is a topic all students research as part of class curriculum. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Longoria)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Vandenberg Airman Leadership School held a graduation ceremony for Class 2009-Charlie on March 31. The 12 graduates were from Vandenberg, Los Angeles AFB and the Wisconsin Air National Guard. 

The John L. Levitow Award went to Senior Airman Joshua Stifter of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron. Senior Airman Arturo Vega of the 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron earned the Academic Achievement Award and Senior Airman David Rendon of the 30th Security Forces Squadron was recognized with the Leadership Award. The
graduates, all senior airmen, were:

Nickolas Lagunas, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron 
Joshua Stifter, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron  
Brandon Pearson, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron 
David Rendon, 30th Security Forces Squadron 
Donald Mims, 30th Security Forces Squadron
Richard Harrington, 576th Flight Test Squadron
Joshua Mercado, 576th Flight Test Squadron
Arturo Vega, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron 
Adam Sneed, 614th Space Communications Squadron 
David Pressler, 30th Space Communications Squadron
Cory Montgomery, 61st Civil Engineering and Logistics Squadron 
Eric Deford, 128th Civil Engineer Squadron