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Coining Pope's Finest: Irvin Gourdine

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  • 43rd Airlfit Wing
Col. James Johnson, 43rd Airlift Wing Commander, presented his Commander's Coin, June 29, to Irvin Gourdine, 43rd AW, Visual Information, for his exceptional performance beyond the call of duty.

As a graphic design artist and base photographer, Mr. Gourdine designs retirement, award certificates and posters. He captures studio photos and photos for official events such as change of command and promotion ceremonies, base wide.

Mr. Gourdine's hard work and dedication to perfection is evident in his products. He was instrumental in the design of Pope's Haiti book. He dedicated much of his time to see that Team Pope's Airmen were recognized for their combined efforts during the relief efforts during Haiti's Operation Unified Response. He has also created the front cover for distinguished visitor smart book.

Off duty, Mr. Gourdine is active in his church and enjoys playing basketball at the fitness center and writing movie reviews for the public affairs office.