Salutes & Awards

October 4, 2012

Warrior of the Week October 5, 2012

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Airman 1st Class Lisbeth Aquino

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Airman 1st Class Lisbeth Aquino


Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Airman 1st Class Lisbeth Aquino

Family: Lucila Guerrero (mom), Julio and Eduardo Aquino( brothers)

Hometown: Palmdale, CA

Unit: 355 Component Maintenance Squadron

Job title: Electronic Warfare Team Member

Job description: Inspect and Maintain Electronic Warfare Pods

Most rewarding job aspect: Knowing that in some way Iím helping keep the aircraft and pilots safe

Goals: Get my college degree

Hobbies: Hiking, playing video games and reading

Favorite performer: System of a Down

Favorite dish: Ceviche

I’m proudest of: How much more I am helping out my family being in the military

Best asset: I’m a good listener

Person I admire most: My mom

Pet peeve: People spitting on the floor and seeing/ finding cans in the trash can when the recycle can is right next to it

What I like most about D-M: The sense of community on base.

355th CMS at a glance

Group Commander: Col. Mark C. Murphy

Squadron commander: Lt. Col. Steven L. Haynes

First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. Hector Herrera

Squadron Motto: Life Line to the Flight Line!

 




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