Guam Woman Named America’s Best Air Guardsman


America’s best Air National Guardsman is from Guam

Master Sergeant Maria Victoria Quitugua was named Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Of The Year for the 2015 Air National Guard Outstanding Airmen Of The Year Awards.

Quitugua is a member of the 254th Security Forces Squadron and was a part of a team of 31 Guam Airmen who were deployed to Qatar in 2013. she and many Guam Airmen on the deployment were recognized for their outstanding performance while there.


Earlier this month Quitugua was named the Guam Air National Guard SNCO of the year. She then competed against other SNCO’s Representing all 54 states and territories and next goes on to compete at the US Air Force Level.