Spotlight: SSgt. David W. Wallace III

SSgt. David W. Wallace III, the plans and programs noncommissioned officer for the ?91st Security Forces Group ?at Minot AFB, N.D., is one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2014. Wallace authored a response-time matrix for 150 off-installation nuclear sites that maximized resources and minimized response times. His product was benchmarked throughout 20th Air Force for all intercontinental ballistic missile units. He reinvigorated outdated site defense plans to enhance the security posture for 150 launch facilities and 15 missile alert facilities. He also completed four college courses; the 12 completed credit hours culminated in a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice. Wallace also organized the Minot Air Force Base Spouse Showcase, which highlighted base products and services to more than 300 dependents. In addition, he was selected as the Air Force’s 2013 Outstanding Security Forces Support Staff Airman of the Year. Air Force Magazine is shining the spotlight on each OAY in the days leading up to AFA’s Air & Space Conference that starts on Sept. 15 in National Harbor, Md. AFA will honor these airmen there. Also featured to date:

SrA. Aaron T. Feliciano SrA. Shabree N. Heasell