Salutes & Awards

June 28, 2012

Warrior of the Week June 29, 2012

Senior Airman Meghan Pearson

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Senior Airman Meghan Pearson

Family: Shane Beauchem (fiancée), Honey Pearson (daughter)

Hometown: Louisiana, Missouri

Unit: 48th Rescue Squadron

Job title: Aviation Resource Management

Job description: Maintain Flight/Jump records, validate aircrew safety and physical requirements, monitor daily flight and jump mission data and establish schedules for aircrew training. Coordinate with aircraft maintenance for status of aircraft, and base operations for current weather information. Track flight/jump hours and incentive pay through data inputs and audits in ARMS database.

Most rewarding  job aspect: Getting to learn about various airframes and getting to know the aircrew/pilots who fly them.

Goals: My goal is to finish my associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education, and eventually begin classes in Child Psychology

Hobbies: Shopping, taking long drives, swimming, reading and writing

Favorite performer: Death Cab for Cutie

Favorite dish: Veggie Pizza

I’m proudest of: My family and my accomplishments in both my career and education.

Best asset: My positive attitude!

Person I admire most: My Mom (she’s the greatest!)

Pet peeve: I can’t stand it when people talk during a movie, it’s so annoying!

What I like most  about D-M: Everything on base is close and convenient, the weather is warm and sunny all-year, and the leadership here is outstanding!

48th Rescue Squadron at a glance

Group Commander: Col. Jason L. Hanover

Squadron commander: Maj. Edward J. Irick, III

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Joshua S. Paul

Squadron Motto: “Valor and Honor”




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