Launa Ole Awards recognize HIANG top airmen

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Richard Pacheco, Hawaii Air National Guard 291st Combat Communications Squadron, wins the Full-time Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Award during the 2015 Launa 'Ole Awards ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 8, 2015. Pacheco managed C2 network services in support of Operation Puna Lava Flow ensuring 24/7 security presence in East-Hawaii, adapting to civil emergency converting exercise mission to real-world in three days vice 90 day norm resulting in TF TOC operational. In his spare time, he upgraded the Hawaii Youth Challenge IT’s infrastructure installing router upgrades (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Robert Cabuco)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Robert Cabuco
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