and the WINNER is...
2017 Entertainer of the Year SrA Marcus Ward, 436 AMXS, Dover AFB, DE

 

WINNERS

Group 1 - Non-Vocal Categories for AF Active Duty, Guard & Reserve Military Personnel

Instrumental Category
1st Place: 2d Lt Joshua Tarrant, AFLCMC/HNS, Hanscom AFB, MA
2nd Place: TSgt Rafael Recinos-Escobar, 38 IS, Beale AFB, CA

Musical Variety Category
1st Place: A1C Felecia Clemons & SrA Joanna Kingsbury, 36 MDG, Andersen AFB, Guam
2nd Place: TSgt Rafael Recinos-Escobar, 38 IS, Beale AFB, CA

Non-Musical Variety Category
1st Place: SSgt Olanrewaju Gamu, Jr., 821 CRSS, Travis AFB, CA
2nd Place: A1C Mutia Graham, 412 AMDS, Edwards AFB, CA

Dance
1st Place: SrA Marcus Ward, 436 AMXS, Dover AFB, DE
2nd Place: A1C Zachary Perkins, 19 AMXS, Little Rock AFB, AR

Group 2 - Vocal Categories for AF Active Duty, Guard & Reserve Military Personnel

Vocal Solo Category
1st Place: SSgt Timothy Sentz, 126 ARW, Scott AFB, IL
2nd Place: MSgt Robert Carter, 531 IS, JBSA - Lackland, TX

Vocal Solo Self-Accompanied
1st Place: MSgt Robert Carter, 531 IS, JBSA - Lackland, TX
2nd Place: SSgt Timothy Sentz, 126 ARW, Scott AFB, IL

Rap
1st Place: SSgt Stanley Crawford, 367 RCS, JBSA-Randolph, TX

Group 3 - Categories for Air Force Families

Pre-teen
1st Place: Siena Menasco & Ryver King, Sponsor: Col Jeffrey Menasco, 86 OG & Lt Col Dale King, NATO, Ramstein AB, Germany

Teen
1st Place: Christy Broughton, Sponsor: SMSgt William Broughton, 28 CES, Ellsworth AFB, SD
2nd Place: MaKenzie Kelley, Sponsor: SMSgt Charmaine Kelley, HQ AFMC/A1, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Spouse
1st Place: Elana Gilbert, Sponsor: TSgt Justin Gilbert, 14 CES, Columbus AFB, MS
2nd Place: Vanessa Melvin, Sponsor: SSgt Jeremy Melvin, 791 MSFS, Minot AFB, ND

Family
1st Place: Jungmin & Kyle Diedrich, Sponsor: TSgt John Diedrich, 97 IS, Offutt AFB, NE
2nd Place: SrA TerRell & Desiree Jackson, Ellsworth AFB, SD

Most Creative Video

1st Place: SrA Marcus Ward, 436 AMXS, Dover AFB, DE

The first place acts will be awarded $1,000.00 and the second place acts will receive $500.00. Air Force Entertainment will forward prizes to the appropriate FSSs for presentation to the winners.

COMPETITORS FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

The highest scoring act in each group competes as a finalist for the 2017 Air Force Entertainer of the Year Award. The finalists are:


MILTARY - Non-Vocal: SrA Marcus Ward, Dover AFB, DE
MILITARY - Vocal: MSgt Robert Carter, JBSA - Lackland, TX
FAMILY: Christy Broughton, Ellsworth AFB, SD

 

and the WINNER is...
2017 Entertainer of the Year SrA Marcus Ward, 436 AMXS, Dover AFB, DE


Air Force Entertainment

Providing quality entertainment and entertainment opportunities for our Air Force members and their families is the mission of Air Force Entertainment LIVE STAGE!

In 2017 Air Force Entertainment LIVE STAGE provided 90 performance to stateside installations and will have even more to come in 2018.

From comics to illusionists, musicians to Music Fests be sure to watch for LIVE STAGE events coming to your installation.