Team Vance honors four new senior NCO selects at induction ceremony

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VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – The 71st Flying Training Wing recognized four enlisted members, recently selected for promotion to master sergeant, during the Senior NCO Induction Ceremony at the Vance Crosswinds Club, Aug. 26, 2022.

Master sergeant is the first of the Air Force’s three senior NCO ranks.

Guest speaker for the ceremony was Chief Master Sgt. Brandon Smith, the 71st FTW command chief.

The four recognized at the induction ceremony were: 
Master Sgt. Michael Richardson, 71st Installation Support Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Hayden Granger, 71st Security Forces Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Traci Lara, 71st FTW Equal Opportunity
Tech. Sgt. Steven Holland, 71st Operations Support Squadron

Col. Jay Johnson, the 71st FTW commander, presented each inductee with a plaque that included their promotion selection number.

The ceremony concluded with the attendees reciting the Airman’s Creed and singing the Air Force song.