Salutes & Awards

August 23, 2012

Warrior of the Week August 24, 2012

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Technical Sgt. Cory Sivertson

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Technical Sgt. Cory Sivertson

Family:

Ashley (wife), Caden (son), Trinity (daughter)

Hometown:

Salinas, Ca

Unit:

42 Electronic Combat Squadron

Job title:

EC-130H Flight Engineer Course Manager

Job description:

Ensure quality training for EC-130H Flight Engineers

Most rewarding job aspect:

To see an unqualified Flight Engineer complete training and deploy

Goals:

To get Bachelors degree

Hobbies:

Motorcycles

Favorite performer:

Pennywise

Favorite dish:

Chips and Salsa

I’m proudest of:

My wife, son, and daughter for being the most wonderful people I’ve ever met

Best asset:

Hard worker

Person I admire most:

George W. Bush

Pet peeve:

Laziness

What I like most about D-M:

Year round motorcycle riding

42nd ECS at a glance

Group Commander:

Col. Fojtik

Squadron commander:

Lt. Col. Reimer

First Sergeant:

Master Sgt. Goley

Squadron Motto:

Training Professional Aviators




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