Tom Elsbernd and Keith Gerebics were awarded STAR4D Instructors of the Year this past Monday in recognition of their outstanding efforts and continued support for the STAR4Defense Training program at Fort Rucker.
Tom and Keith are currently employed by M1 Support Services located in Fort Rucker, Alabama. M1 Support Services are under contract to operate the IWRC’s STAR4D program to train all of their painters. As STAR4D certified instructors, Tom and Keith spend their time educating painters through various STAR4D Aerospace courses throughout the year. This includes both the initial certification and recertification courses. These two help in certifying and recertifying approximately 35 painters each year.
Chris Lampe, STAR4D program manager states," Tom and Keith have greatly represented the University of Northern Iowa and the STAR4Defense Aerospace Certification program for many years as instructors. Their professionalism and dedication are greatly appreciated."
Congratulations to Tom and Keith on achieving this award and thank you for all you do for the STAR4D program!
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