Air Force Association names 2006 Aerospace Award winners Published Aug. 2, 2006 RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFPN) -- The winners of the 2006 Air Force Association Aerospace Awards have been announced. The AFA-sponsored awards recognized the following Air Force units, civilian employees and military personnel:The Theodore Von Karman Award, for the most outstanding contribution to national defense in the field of science and engineering related to aerospace activities, goes to the Integrated Avionics Test Facility team at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. The David C. Schilling Award, for the most outstanding contribution to national defense in the field of manned flight in the atmosphere or space, goes to the 354th Fighter Squadron at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.Additionally, the Citation of Honor for most outstanding contributions by an individual or organization to the development of aerospace power for the betterment of mankind were awarded to: -- 22nd Security Forces Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kan. -- Eugenio Pino, Peterson AFB, Colo. -- Tech. Sgt. Jason Graves, Little Rock AFB, Ark. -- David Russell, Offutt AFB, Neb. -- Capt. Bernard Sprute, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England-- 8th and 614th Special Operations Squadrons, Eglin AFB, Fla. -- 437th and 315th Maintenance Groups, Charleston AFB, S.C. -- 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group, Hill AFB, Utah -- Headquarters Air Force, XOOC, "Checkmate," Pentagon. The AFA will present the awards during their 2006 Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition in September in Washington, D.C. Award winners are authorized to wear the Air Force Recognition lapel pin or ribbon.