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Awards Air Force Senior Airman Joseph B. Brondo recently was presented the John T. Levitow Award in graduation ceremonies of the Noncommissioned Officers' Preparatory Course. Presented on behalf of an enlisted Air Force member awarded the Medal of Honor, the Levitow Award is given to the student who has demonstrated the highest degree of excellence as a class leader and scholar. He is a combat arms training and maintenance specialist at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Brondo is the son of Betty J. and Russell B. Brondo of St. Petersburg. Completion of training Air Force Airman Amy A. Hall has completed an electronic warfare signal intelligence Morse collector course at the U.S. Army Intelligence School, Fort Devens, Mass. The course included operation and preventive maintenance of selected radio receiving equipment and recording systems. Hall is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril E. Hall of St. Petersburg.

Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Richard L. Lepley completed the U.S. Air Force course for aeromedical specialists at Brooks Air Force Base, Texas. Lepley is the son of Jane E. Lepley of St. Petersburg.

Army Spec. Cathy J. Sandlin received a parachutist badge upon completion of a three-week airborne course at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga. She is the daughter of Richard M. Sandlin of St. Petersburg and Marie L. Lowe of Terre Haute, Ind. Graduations Air Force Master Sgt. William T. Nichols has graduated from an Air Force major command non-commissioned officer academy. The sergeant received advanced military leadership and management training. He is an aircraft quality assurance inspector with the 27th Tactical Fighter Wing at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Nichols is the son of William L. and Janet T. Nichols of St. Petersburg.

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