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Blaser Munger

Chorus students get scholarships

Enid High School chorus students Sydnee Graves, senior, and Michael Johnson, junior, have been awarded full-tuition scholarships to the University of Central Oklahoma Summer Choral Institute.

Only 25 vocal students were chosen for this music camp, where students receive voice lessons from college professors and practice All-State choir audition pieces.

Graves and Johnson both are members of the EHS Select Choir and Show Choir.

Munger named Tinker employee of year

Enid native Blaser Munger recently has been named Employee of the Year at Tinker Air Force Base.

Munger graduated from Chisholm High School in 1994.  He attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University, where he played baseball and later joined the USAF. His 12 years in the Air Force included positions as a repair and reclamation craftsman at Nellis AFB, Nevada, and F-15 formal training instructor at Sheppard AFB, Texas. He obtained associate degrees in applied science in aircraft systems technology and applied science in instructor of technology and military science from Community College of the Air Force, Sheppard AFB Texas, as well as a Bachelor of Science in professional aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Wichita Falls, Texas.

Upon leaving the Air Force, Munger worked for Northrup Grumann and later was hired in the civilian position at Tinker AFB, which he presently holds. He is a project manager whose responsibilities include assisting all base technology users with password resets and system concerns, which he does remotely for an approximate 75 percent savings of time and manpower. He is a leader in the digital transition team transferring paper interaction and maintenance manuals to digital computer use. He has provided methodology and training for 5,500 plus maintenance personnel and utilization training for 600 plus mechanics and trainers. He has developed a sustainment process for use of those computer tools and achieved the first-ever sustained improvement community. Additionally, he introduced a troubleshooting concept to address problem areas and data downtime.

Blaser and his wife, Robin, have two children. His parents are Vicki Brown and Orrin Munger, both of Enid. His grandparents are Irene Oliver of Enid and Eleanor Munger of Gunnison, Colo.

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