Salutes & Awards

August 3, 2012

Warrior of the Week August 3, 2012

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Staff Sgt. William Kennon

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Staff Sgt. William Kennon

Family:  

Crystal (wife), Emelia (daughter), Christian (son)

Hometown: 

Center Texas!

Unit: 

355 MOS

Job title: 

355 MXG Lead TODO

Job description: 

Technical Order Distribution Office ensures maintainers have the most accurate and up to date tech data to perform their job.

Most rewarding job aspect: 

Seeing the eTools used to perform maintenance and knowing I played a role in a major AF transition from paper to digital tech data.

Goals: 

100% distribution of eTools within the 355MXG with minimal paper TOs used.

Hobbies:

Tinkering with my 96 240sx, Golf, Softball

Favorite performer:

Brad Paisley

Favorite dish: 

Spaghetti

I’m proudest of: 

My wife

Best asset:

The awesome supporting cast of colleagues throughout the 355MXG.

Person I admire most: 

My Dad

Pet peeve:

Repeating myself over and over again

What I like most about D-M: 

Year around golf

355th MXG at a glance

Group Commander:

Colonel Murphy

Squadron commander:

Major Roman

First Sergeant:

Master Sgt. Richard

Squadron Motto:

The Fight Starts Here!




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