173rd Fighter Wing Wingman Award- Master Sergeant Jay Bosse

Bosse distinguished himself as an exemplary leader during Kingsley Field’s 2015 training exercise in Tucson, Ariz. His avionics and First Sergeant expertise helped attain a 98.75-percent maintenance effectiveness rate. Bosse’s exceptional leadership shone through during the training exercise when a maintenance issue on a transport aircraft left 45 members stranded; he responded by procuring transportation, lodging, and meals ensuring every Airman was taken care of. He is willing to step up when needed; Bosse filled the roll of First Sergeant for both the maintenance group and logistics readiness squadron during a temporary duty yonder. Bosse is a leader in the community, helping lead youth sports programs. He is a go-to advisor for pulse of the personnel and his peer trust ensures they share issues with him to achieve resolution.

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