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2 Vt. National Guard members do well in contest

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COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - Two members of the Vermont National Guard are being recognized with awards as part of the 2012 Air Force Media Contest.

Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison and Tech. Sgt. Daniel DiPietro of the 158th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office have together won eight awards in the contest's Air National Guard round.

Mattison was recognized as Air Force Military Photographer of the year. She also placed first in the categories of photojournalism, graphics layout and design, and portrait/personality photograph. She placed second in the category of Graphics Illustration.

DiPietro won the Sports Photograph category and took third place in the categories for outstanding new broadcaster and air force military broadcast journalist of the year.

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