Senior Master Sgt. Jeffrey Trottier, a Hadley Resident, is Stratton Air Guard Base Senior NCO of the Year

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Senior Master Sgt. Jeffrey Trottier

SCOTIA, NY (02/14/2013)(readMedia)-- New York Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Jeffrey Trottier has been named Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for Stratton Air National Guard Base.

Trottier, a resident of Hadley, serves as Superintendent of the 109th Airlift Wing's Operational Group Intelligence Section. He has served as Intelligence Superintendent since 2008.

He is a veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan. He served in Balad, Iraq in 2007 and Bagram, Afghanistan in 2010. He has also deployed to Guam in support of operations and in 2012 deployed to Scott Air Force Base to work in Air Mobility Command intelligence operations for three months.

The Airman of the Year program allows Air Force units to recognize outstanding junior and senior enlisted Airmen at a local and national level.

Trottier is a full-time employee of the New York Air National Guard and is responsible for the day- to- day operations of the intelligence section. He coordinates training for intelligence officers and enlisted airmen and also administers intelligence training for aircrew members.

He joined the Air Force in 1980 after graduating from Hadley-Luzerne High School and served with the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland as a signals intelligence traffic analysis technician. He was discharged from the Air Force in 1984 and joined the New York Air National Guard in 1998.

In civilian life he worked for International Paper in Corinth and for State Farm Insurance. He has served as Hadley Town Justice and as Hadley Town Supervisor and a member of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Nyack College.

He and his wife Laurie have two grown children who live in California, and two grandchildren.