Airlifter of the Week: Valerie Dawson

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  • By Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Longfellow
  • 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Valerie Dawson, 86th Airlift Wing Information Protection Office personnel security specialist, is recognized for her accomplishments in her office at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2023. 

Dawson was selected as Airlifter of the Week for managing the installation’s personnel security program, filling the roles and responsibilities of multiple vacant positions and devoting more than 100 overtime hours to complete the job. 
She also effectively trained and managed over 300 unit security assistants and leadership within four wings, major commands and geographically separated units, identifying deficiencies for a successful and compliant program.