31 Airmen selected for Tops in Blue team

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Thirty-one Airmen were recently chosen for the Tops in Blue team for 2009.

For 10 days, 80 Air Force singers, dancers, musicians and comedians competed for the Tops in Blue slots during January's Air Force Worldwide Talent Contest at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

After completing a training regimen at Lackland AFB, the 2009 touring squad will hit the road in May for a 10-month tour that includes more than 120 shows in more than 20 countries.

Members of the 2009 Tops In Blue team are:

Staff Sgt. Wendell Boone, Andrews AFB, Md.
Senior Airman Timothy Womble, Charleston AFB, S.C.
Airman 1st Class Shen-Chia Chu, Dover AFB, Del.
Airman 1st Class Sheila Smith, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
Senior Airman Johnny Magbanua, F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
Senior Airman Megan Kelly, Fort Meade, Md.
Airman 1st Class Joanell Jacques, Fort Polk, La.
Senior Airman Jennifer Bone, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
Tech. Sgt. Alison Bruce-Maldonado, Hickam AFB, Hawaii
Airman 1st Class Malcolm Hudson, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea
Master Sgt. Herbert Ancog, Lackland AFB
Staff Sgt. Naomi Keen, Lackland AFB
Staff Sgt. Aisha Smith, MacDill AFB, Fla.
Airman 1st Class Tarryn Holyfield, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
Airman 1st Class Jeffery Collins, McGuire AFB, N.J.
Tech. Sgt. Octavious Hill, Nellis AFB, Nev.
Airman 1st Class Jennifer Frost, Robins AFB, Ga.
Senior Airman Demetrius Johnson, Shaw AFB, S.C.  
Staff Sgt. Robert Kalert, Shaw AFB

Senior Airman Victoria Howard, Andrews AFB
2nd Lt. Angela Waterworth, Brooks City-Base, Texas
Airman 1st Class Shane Jones, Hickam AFB
Staff Sgt. Robert Washington, Langley AFB, Va.
Airman 1st Class Brian Rickard, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
Airman 1st Class Simon Lahn, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England
Lt. Col. Brian Reno, Scott AFB, Ill.
Airman 1st Class Paul Sims, Yokota AB, Japan

Airman 1st Class Aaron Elliott, Hurlburt Field AFB, Fla.
Staff Sgt. Christina Wells, Lackland AFB
Staff Sgt. Guillermo Gonzalez, Langley AFB
Airman 1st Class Scott Robinson, Robins AFB

For tour schedules, details on how to join next year's team and other information, contact Air Force Entertainment at (210) 652-6566 or visit www.topsinblue.com.

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