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Wing Public Affairs Airmen win AFRC awards

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  • By Master Sgt. Kelly Goonan, 920th Rescue Wing Public Affairs
  • 910th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs announced the winners of the 2023 AFRC Media Contest March 6. Four 910th Airlift Wing Public Affairs members were selected as the 'best of' in a total of six categories. They will move on to compete in the Air Force-level competition.

Communicator of the Year: Staff Sgt. Christina Russo, 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio
Video Story: Monroe Wellness 2023
Feature Story: Forging defenders fight
News Photo: IDLC23 static defense and area security operations
Candidates Choice #1: JB Charleston pesticide mission
Candidates Choice #2: Tactical combat casualty care

Feature Photo: Staff Sgt. Noah Tancer, 910th AW, Youngstown ARS, Ohio
Link: Dawn YARSS electronic aerial spray

News Photo: Mr. Eric White, 910th AW, Youngstown ARS, Ohio
Link: Exercise Patriot Medic sharpens chemical attack response

Feature Story: Tech. Sgt. Juliet Louden, 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown ARS, Ohio
Link: 910th Commander flies into retirement

Information Story: Mr. Eric White, 910th AW, Youngstown ARS, Ohio
Link: New commander sees hard work, bright future

Photojournalism: Staff Sgt. Christina Russo, 910th AW, Youngstown ARS, Ohio
Story Link: Molding Resilient Defenders
Photo 1: IDLC land nav: Airmen practice tactical fire maneuvers
Photo 2: IDLC land nav: Cadre teaches a hands-on land navigation course
Photo 3: IDLC land nav: Airman fires an M4 carbine
Photo 4: IDLC land nav: Cadre looks through rangefinder
Photo 5: IDLC land nav: cadre throws grenade

The other Air Force Reserve Command media contest awards winners are:

Photo Series: Senior Airman Nicole Koreen, 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Space Force Base, Florida
Link: Exercise Fury Horizon 23

Layout & Design: Tech. Sgt. Darius Sostre-Miroir, 920th RQW, Patrick SFB, Florida
Link: 920 RQW action orders and alignment placemat

Civilian Photographer of the Year: Mr. Bradley Clark. 908th Airlift Wing, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
Link: Portfolio imagery set 1
Link: Portfolio imagery, set 2

Civilian Writer of the Year: Ms. Amanda Dick, 445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
Link: Airmen train with local law enforcement active shooter response
Link: Fabrication flight wins reserve command award
Link: Airmen participate total force trauma care training
Link: Airman earns silver German proficiency badge
Link: Airman selected trooper year local post

Military Graphic Designer of the Year: Senior Airman Juliana Todd, 908th AW, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
Link: Portfolio, six graphics

Military Photographer of the Year: Staff Sgt. Joseph Leveille, 315th AW, 4th Combat Camera Squadron, JB Charleston, South Carolina
Portrait: US Army conducts patrol Kenyan village
Feature Photo: French and US soldiers train together during WAKRI 2023
News Photo: Coast Guard conducts helo ops training
Candidates Choice #1: Broncos complete night operation Africa
Candidates Choice #2: French and US soldiers train together during WAKRI 2023
Candidates Choice #3: French and US soldiers train together during WAKRI 2023
Photo series: Civil Affairs visit Balbala English Learning School and locals

Military Videographer of the Year: Staff Sgt. Timothy Leddick, 934th Airlift Wing, Minneapolis St Paul Air Reserve Station, Minnesota 
Link: MEDEVAC BROLL
Link: Video Story - meet our barber
Link: SFS shoot move communicate may 2023
Link: 22AF Leadership summit spring 2023

Military Writer of the Year: Senior Airman Juliana Todd, 908th AW, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
Link: Portfolio

New Photographer of the Year: Senior Airman Jack Rodgers, 419th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah
Link: Collective Gallery (all submissions)
Link: Feature photo
Link: News Photo
Link: Portrait Photo
Link: Candidate Choice #1
Link: Candidate Choice #2
Link: Candidate Choice #3

Portrait: Mr. Dennis Santarinala, 349th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, California
Link: Womens History month profiles

Sports Photo: Staff Sgt. Jake Buck, 315th AW, 4th Combat Camera Squadron, JB Charleston, South Carolina
Link: CJTF HOA shares Thanksgiving spirit

Multimedia Product: Mr. Dennis Santarinala, 349th AMW, Travis Air Force Base, California
Link: 405 years generation service

Short-form Production Video: Master Sgt. Jeffrey Grossi, 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh IAP, Pennsylvania
Link: Prepping your firefight MSgt Sauls tells his resiliency story

Video Documentation - B-roll: Tech. Sgt. Sean White, 315th AW, 4th Combat Camera Squadron, JB Charleston, South Carolina
Link: US and Peruvian Marines execute Resolute Sentinel 23

Video Series: Tech. Sgt. Jamal Sutter, 315th AW, 4th Combat Camera Squadron, JB Charleston, South Carolina
Link:Women's History Month

Video Spot: Staff Sgt. Micah Coate, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March Air Reserve Base, CA.
Link: Safety belt public safety announcement

Video Story: Mr. Dennis Santarinala, 349th AMW, Travis AFB, California
Link: Womens History month story

Commentary: Ms. Amanda Dick, 445th AW, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Link: Breast Cancer awareness Im still here 10 years later