Air Force civilians honored

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley (right) joins Edmund G. Zelnio and Umit Spencer, and her husband Senior Master Sgt. David L. Spencer following an awards ceremony Oct. 21 in the Pentagon where Mr. Zelnio and Ms. Spencer were honored. Mr. Zelnio received the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Civilian Service for his work as senior electrical engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Ms. Spencer received the DOD David O. Cooke Excellence in Public Administration Medallion for her work as housing maintenance contract monitor for the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates presented the awards. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Russell P. Petcoff)

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