102nd Intelligence Wing's Airman of the Year 2022, Rithy Chhay
102nd Intelligence Wing
Video by Airman 1st Class Julia Ahaesy
May 31, 2023 | 4:43
Staff Sgt. Rithy Chhay was awarded 102nd Intelligence Wing’s 2022 Airman of the Year, 2022 Military Person of the Year and 2022 Air National Guard’s Outstanding AF Logistics Readiness Airman of the Year. He was recognized for her service at the Boston Red Sox Hats Off to Heroes.

Chhay is the Materiel Manager for the 102d Logistics Readiness Squadron at Otis Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts. In this role, he provides Individual Clothing and Issue, Individual Protective Equipment and customer service support serving more than 1,000 personnel within the 102d Intelligence Wing. Additionally, he is a Physical Training Leader within the Squadron and a Vehicle Control Officer for the Materiel Management Flight.

Outside the military, Chhay is a full-time college student working toward a degree in Information Technology with a focus in Cyber Security at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He volunteers with AASA youth center, previously teaching Cambodian children traditional games.

The Airman of the Year joined the Massachusetts Air National Guard in 2018, inspired by his older brother who is in the Army National Guard. The brothers moved from Cambodia in 2010.

The 102nd Intelligence Wing recognizes Chhay for his hard work and his dedicated service to the mission.
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