Salutes & Awards

June 1, 2012

Warrior of the Week June 1, 2012

Airman 1st Class Tyler M.J. Smith

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Airman 1st Class Tyler M.J. Smith

Family: Ashley (wife)

Hometown: Greene, Maine

Unit: 355 EMS/Munitions Flight

Job title: Equipment Maintenance Crew Member

Job description: Performs routine inspection/maintenance on 170 pieces of munitions material handling equipment.

Most rewarding job aspect: Experience and training that I can use in the future.

Goals: Opening orphanges/schools

Hobbies: Hunting. Fishing, hiking, camping, tinkering

Favorite performer: Dr. John C. Whitcomb (College Professor)

Favorite dish: Steak and Potatoes

I’m proudest of: My wife

Best asset: Witty one-liners

Person I admire most: Grandfather (John E. Prescott)

Pet peeve: Traffic Cameras

What I like most about D-M: The new friends I have made

Equipment Maintenance Squadron at a glance

Group Commander: Col. Mike Murphy

Squadron commander: Lt. Col. Bryon Bobeck

First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. Matthew Gadziala

Squadron Motto: The biggest, the best, EMS!

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