Salutes & Awards

August 29, 2012

Warrior of the Week August 31, 2012

WoW_pict
Staff Sgt. Jason N. St. John

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Staff Sgt. Jason N. St. John

Hometown:

San Antonio, TX

Unit:

55th Rescue Squadron

Job title:

Aerial Gunner

Job description:

-Performs pre/post-flight inspections of HH-60G aircraft, weapon, defensive and specialized aircraft equipment

- Operates aircraft weapon systems, satellite communications, & Alternate Insertion Extraction (AIE) equipment

- Performs AIE safetyman, terrain/threat avoidance duties during low-level personnel recovery flts using NVGs

Most rewarding job aspect:

Knowing I directly contribute to getting the injured safely off the battlefield, particularly under hostile fire. “These things we do so that others may live.”

Goals:

Short term – Deploy as many times as possible. Long term – Bachelor’s degree and set myself up for a federal LE job (DHS, BP, ICE).

Hobbies:

Shooting, off-roading, reading

Favorite performer:

I don’t have a single favorite performer, but I mostly listen to country.

Favorite dish: Rudy’s BBQ

Best asset:

Willingness to work with others to accomplish a given task.

Person I admire most:

My Mother.

Pet peeve:

Half accomplished tasks (my own included).

What I like most about D-M:

The desert landscape

55th RQS at a glance

Group Commander:

Col. Jason Hanover

Squadron commander:

Lt. Col. Robert Remey

First Sergeant:

Master Sgt. Joshua Paul

Squadron Motto:

“We Come In The Dark”




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


 
 

 

Voting now open for American Airman Video Contest

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) — Voting for the 2014 American Airman Video Contest is now open and runs until Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. CDT. The contest launched July 1 for all total force Airmen to showcase their Air Force stories in short selfie videos. “Every Airman has a story — and smartphone...
 
 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sivan Veazie)

Airman lifts Arizona record to new elevations

An Airman stepped onto the platform, hands at his side, ready. He closes his eyes, blocked out all distractions and focused on the task at hand. Once he’s chalked up and squats down, the gun goes off. Staff Sgt. David Labrie,...
 
 

Diamond Sharp August 1, 2014

Name/Squadron:   Airman 1st Class Colby Evans / 43 ECS First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Jaime Lewis Duty Title: Knowledge Operations/Commander’s Support Staff When joined the AF: March 4, 2013 Hometown: Freemont, CA Hobbies: Playing various sports such as football and basketball, video gaming, hiking, drawing Selection Reasons: In Airman Evans’ short time in the Air...
 

 
DT_pict3

Colonel Blanchard bids farewell

Desert Lightning Warriors, It has been the singular honor of my 23 plus year career to serve you as your commander. Your dedication to excellence, service to the nation, and high standards of integrity never cease to amaze me, ...
 
 
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,...
 




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