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340th FTG bids farewell to six HQ team members

Master Sgt. Jennifer Robles, 340th FTG Medical Services section chief, delivers parting remarks during her farewell luncheon on Jan. 9. Robles is moving on to a new job as superintendent of the medical continuation section at the Air Force Personnel Center. At AFPC she will be accept a promotion to senior master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)

Master Sgt. Jennifer Robles, 340th FTG Medical Services section chief, delivers parting remarks during her farewell luncheon on Jan. 9. Robles is moving on to a new job as superintendent of the medical continuation section at the Air Force Personnel Center. At AFPC she will be accept a promotion to senior master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)

Col. Janette Thode, former deputy commander, shares her farewell luncheon with her husband Allen. All of the group’s geographically separated units were represented at Thode's farewell, who was more than the deputy commander. For several months after she was selected for deputy command, she actually served as the interim commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Debbie Gildea)

Col. Janette Thode, former deputy commander, shares her farewell luncheon with her husband Allen. All of the group’s geographically separated units were represented at Thode's farewell, who was more than the deputy commander. For several months after she was selected for deputy command, she actually served as the interim commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Debbie Gildea)

Group director of operations Col. Michael Vanzo maintains his poker face during his farewell luncheon where he was honored for his service to the unit and mission He has moved on to 22nd Air Force headquarters where he serves as the A3 director.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brianne Blackstock)

Group director of operations Col. Michael Vanzo maintains his poker face during his farewell luncheon where he was honored for his service to the unit and mission He has moved on to 22nd Air Force headquarters where he serves as the A3 director.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brianne Blackstock)

The group bid farewell to Senior Master Sgt. Michele Cartagena who retired after 19 years of service to the group and 25 years split between active duty and Reserve service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Debbie Gildea)

The group bid farewell to Senior Master Sgt. Michele Cartagena who retired after 19 years of service to the group and 25 years split between active duty and Reserve service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Debbie Gildea)

Lt. Col. Myla Abejuela (left), 340th FTG inspector general for the last two and a half years, chats with group members Jan. 23 during one of several lunch gatherings held to say goodbye and wish her well in her new job as individual mobilization augmentee to the 436th Force Support Squadron commander, Dover, AFB. The move was a bit of a homecoming for Abejuela whose last active duty unit was at the 436th. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)

Lt. Col. Myla Abejuela (left), 340th FTG inspector general for the last two and a half years, chats with group members Jan. 23 during one of several lunch gatherings held to say goodbye and wish her well in her new job as individual mobilization augmentee to the 436th Force Support Squadron commander, Dover, AFB. The move was a bit of a homecoming for Abejuela whose last active duty unit was at the 436th. (U.S. Air Force photo by Janis El Shabazz)

Master Sgt. Randy Alvis departed the 340th Flying Training Group to join Air Reserve Personnel Center’s Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas operating location. Alvis will be the noncommissioned officer in charge of personnel system management and installation personnel readiness. In addition to selection for the position, Alvis was selected for promotion to senior master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Brianne Blackstock)

Master Sgt. Randy Alvis departed the 340th Flying Training Group to join Air Reserve Personnel Center’s Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas operating location. Alvis will be the noncommissioned officer in charge of personnel system management and installation personnel readiness. In addition to selection for the position, Alvis was selected for promotion to senior master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Brianne Blackstock)

JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – In January the 340th Flying Training Group bid farewell to six long-serving team members. Here a farewell bid and wishes for good health, good luck and great success in their next career adventures.