Salutes & Awards

November 30, 2012

Warrior of the Week: November 26, 2012

Airman 1st Class Ashley Lovelace


Family: Husband Zak
Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
Unit: 455th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron (355th Operations Support Squadron)
Job title: MPC intelligence analyst
Job description: Wing Intel in the Mission Planning Cell (MPC) for the 455 EOSS. Provides ATO Flow analysis, analyzes Joint Tactical Air Requests submitted by ground forces, and builds mission products providing situational awareness to pilots to support the ground mission with Air Power.
Most rewarding job aspect:
FKnowing that the pilots have good situational awareness when conducting missions
Goals:
To make staff sergeant and become a doctor
Hobbies:
Reading, long boarding, playing basketball
Favorite performer:
Ewan McGregor
Favorite dish:
Pasta
I’m Proudest of:
Completing all CDCs and training in order to become certified to go on this deployment
Best Asset:
The ability to perform under pressure
Person I admire most:
My dad
Pet Peeve:
Whistling
What I like most about D-M: The people

455th EOSS at a glance
Group Commander: Col Michael Millen
Squadron commander: Lt. Col. Solomon Garrett
First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Mark Lara
Squadron Motto: Seamless Support




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