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45th FSS Airman Leadership School instructor ‘STEPs up’ to technical sergeant

Tech. Sgt. Kevin Green, 45th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, (center) is STEP (Stripes for Exceptional Performers) promoted during an all call hosted by the 14th Air Force commander and command chief May 4, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The STEP program allows Air Force leaders to select Airmen with outstanding potential for promotion to the grades of staff sergeant through master sergeant, which occurs outside of a traditional promotion cycle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew Jurgens/Released)

Tech. Sgt. Kevin Green, 45th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, (center) is STEP (Stripes for Exceptional Performers) promoted during an all call hosted by the 14th Air Force commander and command chief May 4, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The STEP program allows Air Force leaders to select Airmen with outstanding potential for promotion to the grades of staff sergeant through master sergeant, which occurs outside of a traditional promotion cycle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew Jurgens/Released)

Tech. Sgt. Kevin Green, 45th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, (center) is STEP (Stripes for Exceptional Performers) promoted during an all call hosted by the 14th Air Force commander and command chief May 4, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The STEP program allows Air Force leaders to select Airmen with outstanding potential for promotion to the grades of staff sergeant through master sergeant, which occurs outside of a traditional promotion cycle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew Jurgens/Released)

Tech. Sgt. Kevin Green, 45th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, (center) is STEP (Stripes for Exceptional Performers) promoted during an all call hosted by the 14th Air Force commander and command chief May 4, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The STEP program allows Air Force leaders to select Airmen with outstanding potential for promotion to the grades of staff sergeant through master sergeant, which occurs outside of a traditional promotion cycle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew Jurgens/Released)

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Tech. Sgt. Kevin Green, 45th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, earned an extra stripe under the Air Force's Stripe for Exceptional Performers program during an all call hosted by the 14th Air Force commander and command chief May 4, 2016, at the base theater.

Green is a part of the Professional Development Center team that was recognized for their innovation with using iPads to distribute and teach course material, saving the 45th Space Wing thousands of dollars a year. Though his list accomplishments is long, he distinguished himself through his passion of deliberately developing airmen to aim toward 100 percent mission success.

The STEP program allows Air Force leaders to select Airmen with outstanding potential for promotion to the grades of staff sergeant through master sergeant. The program supplements existing Airmen promotion programs and is designed to accommodate unique circumstances that, in the commander's judgment, clearly warrant a promotion.