Wing announces latest STEP promotions

315th Airlift Wing officials announced Aug. 15 the selection of 10 Reservists for promotion under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program effective Oct. 1, 2016. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

315th Airlift Wing officials announced Aug. 15 the selection of 10 Reservists for promotion under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program effective Oct. 1, 2016. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. --

315th Airlift Wing officials announced Aug. 15 the selection of 10 Reservists for promotion under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program effective Oct. 1, 2016.

The selectees are:

Senior Master Sgt. to Chief Master Sgt.

Senior Master Sgt. Phillip Thigpen, 315th Operations Group

Master Sgt. to Senior Master Sgt.

Master Sgt. Molly Leech, 315th Force Support Squadron
Master Sgt. Charles Gulledge, 315th Maintenance Squadron

Tech. Sgt. to Master Sgt.


Tech. Sgt. Andrew Sesterhenn, 315th MXS
Tech Sgt. Michael Smith, 300th Airlift Squadron
Tech Sgt. Jimmy Brown, 560th RED HORSE Squadron
Tech Sgt. Bradley Beames, 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Staff Sgt. to Tech Sgt.


Staff Sgt. Bobby Pilch, 315th AW
Staff Sgt. Eric West, 315th AMXS
Staff Sgt. Joshua Thomas, 315th AMXS