The Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing announced this week that Senior Airman Charles Saulsbury, Staff Sgt. Tate Phelps, Master Sgt. Jessica Bowen, have been selected as the unit’s 2022 Airmen of the Year.

The 185th Airmen were selected from a diverse group of nominees, each in their respective categories that include “Airmen”, “Non Commissioned Officer” and “Senior Non Commissioned Officer,”categories.

Senior Airman Charles Saulsbury was selected as Airman of the Year for the junior-enlisted category. Saulsbury is a third year Pre-Med student at South Dakota State University and works as a Med Tech in the 185th ARW’s Medical Group.

185th Air Refueling Wing Medical Group Superintendent, Chief Master Sgt. Melisa Sanchez said Saulsbury was nominated for Airmen of the year because of his contributions to the medical team.