Salutes & Awards

June 21, 2012

Warrior of the Week June 22, 2012

1st Lt. Jeremy Alan Potter

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: 1st Lt. Jeremy Alan Potter


Family: Parents, Jeff and Linda Potter

Hometown: Poulsbo, Washington

Unit: 41 Electronic Combat Squadron

Job title: EC-130H Navigator / 41 ECS flight scheduler

Job description: Fuel/Flight Planning, Air Refueling Timing and Coordination, Terrain Avoidance & RNP-5 Navigation

Most rewarding job aspect: Working on a crew aircraft with professional aviators

Goals: Find the joy in whatever it is that I do for both my career and personal life

Hobbies: Golf, Long Distance Running, Billiards, and Skeet Shooting, Stand-up comedy

Favorite performer: Bill Murray

Favorite dish: Liver and some fava beans with a nice Chianti

I’m proudest of: The work ethic instilled upon by my parents

Best asset: Sense of humor

Person I admire most: Bill Murray

Pet peeve: Passing the Buck

What I like most about D-M: The beautiful weather, the outdoor activities, and of course being able to fly the mighty EC-130H as a professional navigator.

41 Electronic Combat Squadron

Group Commander: Col. Richard P. Fojtik

Squadron commander: Lt. Col. John D. Rye

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Shelly A. German

Squadron Motto: Our Job is to Fly, Fight and Win!




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