AFRC Gen. Lew Allen Trophy recipient
By Col. Allen Duckworth, 301st Fighter Wing commander
/ Published October 16, 2021
NAVAL AIR STATION JOINT RESERVE BASE FORT WORTH, Texas --
Please join me in congratulating Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De La O, 301 FW Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, for being selected as the Air Force Reserve Command's Gen. Lew Allen Trophy, Maintenance Category Award recipient! Way to represent the 301st Fighter Wing! Congratulations Senior!
ALLEN E. DUCKWORTH, Colonel, USAF
Commander, 301st Fighter Wing
**Lew Allen, Jr. (September 30, 1925 – January 4, 2010) was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as the tenth Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. As chief of staff, Allen served as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training, and equipping of 750,000 active duty Air Force, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, and civilian personnel serving in the United States and overseas.
Traditionally, this award recognizes two categories of individuals, base-level aircraft, munitions, or missile maintenance officers and senior non-commissioned officers directly involved in sortie (flying mission) generation.**