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86 AW adapts, continues honoring Airmen

A computer monitor with four split screens shows six Airmen speaking to each other via teleconference video call.

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark R. August (upper left), 86th Airlift Wing commander, Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto J. Rendon (bottom left), 86th AW command chief, and Maj. Tyler Duncan (bottom right), 86th Munitions Squadron commander, teleconference with the Airlifter of the Week, Senior Airman Christopher Williams (upper right), 86th MUNS precision guided munitions crew chief, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 9, 2020. Airlifter of the Week is a program that recognizes Airmen who go above and beyond in making the 86th AW the World’s Best Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak)

Two Airmen holding a coin pose for a photo in an office.

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Drew Robinson, 86th Medical Support Squadron medical logistics superintendent, left, poses for a photo with Capt. Chris Robosky, 86th MDSS medical logistics flight commander, after being coined as Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 9, 2020. Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto J. Rendon, 86th AW command chief, recognized Robinson via teleconference call, as everyone involved in the ceremony practiced appropriate Health Protection Condition Charlie measures. Robinson was recognized for organizing and equipping 49 medical logistics flight Airmen to palletize and deploy three unit type codes of medical supplies to Aviano Air Base, Italy, in response to coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class John R. Wright)

A man holding a coin, talks on speaker phone at a desk.

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Drew Robinson, 86th Medical Support Squadron medical logistics superintendent, speaks to Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ernesto J. Rendon, 86th AW command chief, on a teleconference call recognizing him as Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 9, 2020. The call was held to congratulate Robinson on his medical logistics accomplishments while still practicing safe physical distancing measures during coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class John R. Wright)

Four Airmen pose for a photo in front of the American and German flags and an awards case in a conference room.

Left to right: U.S. Air Force Capt. Chris Robosky, 86th Medical Support Squadron medical logistics flight commander, Senior Master Sgt. Drew Robinson, 86th MDSS medical logistics superintendent, Capt. Jordan Pickell, 86th MDSS medical logistics flight contingency operations officer in charge, and Master Sgt. Matt McDonald, 86th MDSS medical logistics flight clinical engineering superintendent, pose for a photo after Robinson was awarded Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 9, 2020. One of Robinson’s recognized accomplishments was the identification and resolution of an Air Force-wide Food and Drug Administration/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health issue with expiration dates on N95 masks. The resolution is estimated to ensure $2.4 million worth of masks are in service for rapid coronavirus disease 2019 response instead of being erroneously destroyed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class John R. Wright)

Two Airmen look at a computer monitor during a teleconference call.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Williams, left, 86th Munitions Squadron precision guided munitions crew chief, is recognized by wing and squadron leadership via teleconferencing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 9, 2020. Leadership honored Williams with Airlifter of the Week while maintaining coronavirus disease 2019 physical distancing. The award was an example of how Team Ramstein innovates to continue the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

Five Airmen stand in an office, looking at a computer monitor during a teleconference call

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Williams, second from left, 86th Munitions Squadron precision guided munitions crew chief, is named Airlifter of the Week via online communications with wing and squadron leadership at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 9, 2020. By utilizing online video communications, leadership honored an outstanding Airmen while complying with coronavirus disease 2019 physical distancing. Units and leadership worked together to continue to honor Airmen while maintaining necessary precautions to protect Team Ramstein’s health and safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

Airman poses for photo in front of squadron sign.

For his dedication and skills, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Williams, 86th Munitions Squadron precision guided munitions crew chief, is Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 9, 2020. In light of coronavirus disease 2019, the 86th Airlift Wing leadership used online communications instead of physical visits to continue honoring outstanding Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Leadership and units worked together to continue to honor these outstanding Airmen while maintaining necessary precautions to protect Team Ramstein’s health and safety at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 9, 2020.