Salutes & Awards

October 18, 2012

Warrior of the Week October 19, 2012

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Staff Sgt. Michelle Snapp

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Staff Sgt. Michelle Snapp

Family: David Snapp, Jennifer Murray, James Mateosky

Hometown: Clark AFB, Philippines/ Schertz, Texas

Unit: 355th Dental Squadron

Job title: Support Flight NCOIC

Job description: Schedules annual dental exams and off-base referrals, oversees Front Desk, Central Sterile Supply and Dental Logistics sections

Most rewarding job aspect: Being able to help patients get the treatment they need if we can’t provide the specialty service on base

Goals: To become a dentist and eventually specialize and become an orthodontist

Hobbies: Working out, shopping, and reading nerdy books (Huge JRR Tolkien fan)

Favorite performer: Adam Levine

Favorite dish: Chicken Adobo

I’m proudest of: The pride I take with any aspect of my life: family, work, school

Best asset: Is also my worst, a perfectionist. Mediocre intentions lead to mediocre results.

Person I admire most: My father, Mike Murray

Pet peeve: When someone snaps their fingers to get my attention

What I like most about D-M: The view of the Mountains

355th Dental Squadron  at a glance

Group Commander: Col. Bruce Edwards

Squadron commander: Col. Martin Giacobbi

First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Anthony

Squadron Motto: “Putting the bite in the fight”




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