446th Airlift Wing wins Raincross Trophy
/ Published September 14, 2006
MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. --
The capabilities of the Airmen of the 446th Airlift Wing made the wing an integral player when the nation went to war. It also made the 446th AW the choice for the 4th Air Force Raincross Trophy.
The trophy, representing the best wing in the 4th Air Force, was presented July 26 at the 4th Air Force Commanders Conference at March ARB, Calif.
Awarded annually by the Greater Riverside Chamber of Commerce in Riverside, Calif., the trophy's criteria includes categories ranging from mission effectiveness to community relations.
"The 446th Airlift Wing winning the Raincross Trophy as best wing in 4th Air Force is once more indicative of the superior work superb individuals are doing in their roles as citizen Airmen to defend America," said Brig. Gen. Eric Crabtree, 446th AW commander.
In addition to the Raincross Trophy, the wing was awarded the Chief Master Sgt. James K. Clouse Trophy recognizing excellence among maintenance organizations within 4th AF.
Thirteen units competed for the two awards, but the 446th AW received the distinction of earning both in the same year for it's achievements.