Salutes & Awards

July 26, 2012

Warrior of the Week July 27, 2012

WoW_pict
Staff Sgt. Kelly O’Leske

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Staff Sgt. Kelly O’Leske

Family: 

Chet (husband), Vincent (son)

Hometown: 

Air Force Brat, no hometown

Unit: 

355th Operations Support Squadron

Job title: 

Airfield Management Operations Coordinator

Job description: 

Airfield Management works hand in hand with several agencies on base (including the Air Traffic Control Tower, Transient Alert, CE, and Command Post, to name a few) to ensure that we have a safe and fully operational airfield not only for the aircraft, but for the personnel on the airfield as well. In addition, we coordinate care of any transient aircraft and personnel on board during their stay at D-M.

Most rewarding job aspect: 

Seeing the many different types of aircraft that come through D-M on their way to AMARG. It’s kind of bittersweet seeing them go to be put to rest. Also helping the aircrew who come through our doors tired, hungry, and looking for a place to take a break.

Goals:  

Learn to have patience.

Hobbies: 

Reading, hiking, cooking, playing cars with my son.

Favorite dish: 

Homemade refried beans and tortillas.

I’m proudest of: 

Getting my 21 month old son to say “Please, and thank you” without being asked!

Best asset:  

My honesty.

Person I admire most: 

My grandmother. If you ever tell her to just sit down once in a while, she would tell you in a very strong Kentucky accent “I’ve got too much to get done in life to be sitting down.”

Pet peeve: 

When people don’t give 100% effort into what they do. Why waste time doing something, if you’re not going to do it right the first time?

What I like most about D-M: 

All of the friends my husband and I have bumped into again.

355th OSS at a glance

Group Commander: 

Col. Phillip Wielhouwer

Squadron commander: 

Lt. Col. Jason Rueschhoff

First Sergeant: 

Master Sgt. Chris Reams

Squadron Motto: 

Guide Those Who Fly




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
PilotForADay_pict3

Pilot for a Day: Trevor Pahl

. D-M firefighters help Trevor Pahl spray a fire truck. D-M has been supporting the Pilot for a Day program, which was designed to focus on children who have serious or chronic health conditions, for more than 10 years. Airman ...
 
 

Existing tools help users reduce PII breaches

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) – Members of 24th Air Force are refurbishing an old email tool to help Air Force users reduce breaches of personally identifiable information, or PII. The Digital Signature Enforcement Tool, or DSET, which currently prompts users to provide a digital signature when an email contains an active hyperlink or attachment,...
 
 

AF selects 9,403 for promotion to staff sergeant

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) – Of the 36,739 eligible senior airman eligible for promotion to staff sergeant, 9,403 were selected, a 25.59 percent selection rate, Air Force officials said July 10. The average score for those selected was 291.91. Selectees’ average time in grade was 2.03 years and time in service was 4.51 years....
 

 

1,318 selected for promotion to major, colonel, lieutenant colonel

The Air Force selected 1,318 captains, majors and lieutenant colonels for promotion, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced today. Eligible officers were considered during the CY14A Colonel Line of the Air Force Judge Advocate, Lieutenant Colonel LAF/LAF-J and Major LAF-J central selection boards held in March. To see the promotion lists, go to the Air...
 
 
DiamondSharp_pict

Diamond Sharp July 3, 2014

Name/Squadron:   Airman 1st Class Christopher G. Harrington/612 ACOMS First Sergeant:  Master Sgt. Jason Maberry Duty Title: Knowledge Ops Manager/Exec When joined the AF: April 9, 2013 Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Hobbies: Wat...
 
 

Exchange, Dickies to award $25,000 to American Hero of the Year

DALLAS – America’s heroes come in all forms, from the troops fighting on the frontlines to families holding down the home front. To honor these men and women, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming up with Dickies to salute the American Hero of the Year with $25,000. All active-duty and retired U.S....
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin