ALS class 18-B graduates

ALS is a 24 duty days long United States Air Force program designed to develop Airmen into effective front-line supervisors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

Airman Leadership School class 18-B stand together one final time for a group photo during their graduation Feb. 8, 2018, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. ALS is a 24 duty days long United States Air Force program designed to develop Airmen into effective front-line supervisors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

This award denotes excellence as a scholar, is based on all summative objective and performance evaluation scored for the course and is given to the student with the highest academic standing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

Senior Airman Kyle Burrows, 460th Operations Group Intelligence Flight mission supervisor, receives the Academic Achievement Award during the Airman Leadership School graduation Feb. 8, 2018, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. This award denotes excellence as a scholar, is based on all summative objective and performance evaluation scored for the course and is given to the student with the highest academic standing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

This award is presented to the student who made the most significant contributions to the overall success of the class. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

Senior Airman Traci Carson, 460th Operations Support Squadron technician, receives the Leadership Award during the Airman Leadership School graduation Feb. 8, 2018, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. This award is presented to the student who made the most significant contributions to the overall success of the class. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

This award is presented to the students with the highest summative objective and performance evaluation scores, as well as leadership points. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

Senior Airman Karlie Johnson, 460th Security Forces Squadron alarm monitor, receives the Distinguished Graduate Award during the Airman Leadership School graduation Feb. 8, 2018, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. This award is presented to the students with the highest summative objective and performance evaluation scores, as well as leadership points. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

This award is presented to the students with the highest summative objective and performance evaluation scores, as well as leadership points. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

Senior Airman Kyle Burrows, 460th Operations Group Intelligence Flight mission supervisor, receives the Distinguished Graduate Award during the Airman Leadership School graduation Feb. 8, 2018, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. This award is presented to the students with the highest summative objective and performance evaluation scores, as well as leadership points. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

This award is the highest honor bestowed upon an enlisted professional military graduate, and denotes excellence as a scholar and as a leader. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

Senior Airman Joseph Stern, 566th Intelligence Squadron comint processing operator mission manager receives the John L. Levitow Award during the Airman Leadership School graduation Feb. 8, 2018, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. This award is the highest honor bestowed upon an enlisted professional military graduate, and denotes excellence as a scholar and as a leader. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Holden S. Faul)

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