HomeNewsAF MAJCOM NewsArticle Display

Rescue leader named AFRC Public Affairs Champion

PA Champion Award

Col. Bruce Bender, Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs director, presents Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing commander, with the AFRC Public Affairs Champion Award Feb. 14, 2018 at the 2018 AFRC Public Affairs Symposium, Orlando, Florida. The award is presented to the senior leader who best supports the overall public affairs program including community relations, media engagement and internal information; and who fosters a culture of engagement in his or her unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Stephen Schester)

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing commander, was awarded the Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs Champion Award Feb. 14, 2018 at the 2018 AFRC Public Affairs Symposium, Orlando, Florida. The award is presented to the senior leader who best supports the overall public affairs program including community relations, media engagement and internal information; and who fosters a culture of engagement in his or her unit. Matthews is the first commander to receive the honor.