BANGOR – Tech. Sgt. David L. Iverson, a member of the 101st Air Refueling Wing in Bangor, was recently honored as the Noncommissioned Officer selectee for the Maine Air National Guard Outstanding Airman of the Year award.

Brig. Gen. John H. Bubar, deputy adjutant general for the state, presented the award during ceremonies held recently in Bangor.

Iverson graduated from Mt. Blue High School in Farmington in 1986 and enlisted in the Air Force in 1988, serving as a fuels specialist, later as a cryogenic specialist. In 1993 Iverson returned to Maine and enlisted in the Maine Air National Guard the following year.

After serving three years with the 243rd Engineering Installation Squadron in South Portland, Iverson transferred to the 101st ARW, working again as a fuels specialist.

Iverson is pursuing his associate degree in business management from the Community College of the Air Force. He is active in the community, including recreational program involvement and activities and is a member of the VFW Post 3335 of Jay.

Iverson has received numerous military awards, among them the Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Outstanding Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal and Humanitarian Service Award.

Iverson resides in Exeter with his wife and two daughters.


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