Salutes & Awards

June 7, 2012

Warrior of the Week June 8, 2012

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Staff Sgt. Jessica Swiercinsky

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Staff Sgt. Renecia L. Lopez

Family: Sergio (Husband currently deployed), Adelina (daughter), Aubree (daughter)

Hometown: Parkersburg, WV

Unit: 355 FSS

Job title: Executive Assistant

Job description: Performs executive duties to the Commander, manages daily events calendar & interaction w/eight flight chiefs. Schedules/organizes squadron activities including awards ceremonies, commander’s call, and crucial functions.  Staffs executive correspondence; maintains organizational mail accounts, prepares eSSS documents and memorandums. Networks with Family Readiness Section; collects and reviews 14 Force Support Squadron leadership/civilian timecards.

Most rewarding job aspect: Learning something new every day

Goals: To make Chief, to beat my husband to Chief, finish Bachelor’s Degree

Hobbies: Spending time with my family

Favorite performer: Jason Aldean

Favorite dish: Chicken

I’m proudest of:  My accomplishments I have made this far in my career

Best asset: Dedication

Person I admire most: My mother

Pet peeve: Laziness

What I like most about D-M: The Weather

Force Support Squadron at a glance

Group Commander: Col. David Uselman

Squadron commander: Maj. Ernest Mata

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Jamie Harwick

Squadron Motto: No Rest For The Best!




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