Salutes & Awards

August 16, 2012

Warrior of the Week August 17, 2012

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Airman 1st Class Brian Faris

Hometown:

Scottsburg, IN

Unit:

355th Aerospace Medicine Squadron

Job title:

Bioenvironmental Engineering Apprentice

Job description:

Keeping CBRN response equipment operational and ready to go!  Provides gas mask fit testing and learning all aspects of the job.

Most rewarding job aspect:

Being able to go out on shop visits and observe what the rest of the Air Force does.

Goals:

To fully retire by age 55.

Hobbies:

Racquetball, shooting, tinkering on old vehicles and farm equipment.

Favorite performer:

AC/DC

Favorite dish:

Spaghetti

I’m proudest of:

The quality of friends I have both here and home.

Best asset:

I’m very cautious and like to think things through.

Person I admire most:

There are too many to list. Those who want to see you succeed.

Pet peeve:

People who are texting during a conversation.

What I like most about D-M:

The facilities are top notch and the amount space set aside for recreation.

355th AMDS at a glance

Supervisor:

Technical Sgt. Xavier Goco

Group Commander:

Col. Bruce Edwards

Squadron commander:

Lt. Col. Laura Brodhag

First Sergeant:

Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Anthony

Squadron Motto:

Who’s the best? AMDS!




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