by Senior Master Sgt. Stuart Camp
51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
7/25/2011 - OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Four Airmen were announced July 19 as the 51st Fighter Wing's nominees to the 2011 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Awards.
They are Maj. Stephen Graham, 51st Operations Group; Maj. Richard Swengros, 25th Fighter Squadron; Senior Master Sgt. Chris Marinos, 51st Maintenance Group; and Technical Sgt. Ruben Rivas, 51st Munitions Squadron.
[...] Swengros, an A-10 flight examiner and stan/eval chief for the 25th FS, has responsibility for flight evaluations on the wing's A-10 pilots. Considered a top planner and manager by his commander, Swengros is also credited with being the 25th FS's "top gun." He also crafted seven exercises, which drove USFK close-air support tactics, and these efforts resulted in the PACAF Inspector General's rating of outstanding. [...]