For the Win

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  • By Master Sgt. Jason Rolfe
  • 133rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Tech. Sgt. Amy Lovgren, 133rd Air Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, took first place in the 2013 Air National Guard Media Contest under the Illustrative Photography category. The Air Force portion of the 2013 National Guard Bureau Media Contest included more than 400 contest entries in 30 categories. The contest recognizes Army National Guard and Air National Guard public affairs professionals for outstanding achievement in furthering the objectives of the Department of Defense internal information program. All first place winners will represent the Air National Guard during the upcoming Air Force Media Contest.

Col. Eric D. Maxon, Director, National Guard Bureau-Public Affairs said of the contest winners, "Your work reflects the tremendous public affairs talent you bring to your units every day, and this contest is just one opportunity to further showcase the National Guard story."

Tech. Sgt. Amy Lovgren has been a photojournalist with the 133rd Air Wing for just over two years. Prior to becoming a photojournalist, Lovgren served as a security forces craftsman in the 133rd Security Forces Squadron. She was hired as a public affairs photojournalist and completed technical school at the Defense Information School at Fort George G. Meade, Md., in 2012.

Staff Sgt Brandon Peterson, 133rd Security Forces Squadron, poses for a photograph on an all-terrain vehicle in Arden Hills, Minn., Jul. 30, 2013. Peterson is attending a two-day specialty vehicle operation consultant course in which he will learn to use the all-terrain vehicle as a means to move equipment and personnel quickly and efficiently to areas of operation and can be used as an effective patrol vehicle and weapons platform.