Salutes & Awards

January 18, 2013

Warrior of the Week

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Capt. John Cotman

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Family: Wife Anna and Daughter Liana
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
Unit: 357th Fighter Squadron
Job title: A flight commander, A-10 Instructor Pilot
Job description: Monitor new student training and instruct new A-10 pilots going through the A-10 Initial Qualification Course.
Most rewarding job aspect: Seeing new pilots develop into Attack pilots
Goals: Continue to fly the Air Force’s greatest Attack Aircraft

Hobbies:Hiking, 4-wheeling, target/skeet shooting
Favorite dish:Chipotle Burrito
I’m proudest of:Being a Dad
Best Asset:Ability to focus on a task
Person I admire most: Buzz Aldrin
Pet Peeve: Slow Drivers
What I like most about D-M: Lots to do outdoors, great weather

357th FS at a glance
Group Commander: Col. Wielhouwer
Squadron commander: Lt. Col. Gabriel
First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Reams
Squadron Motto: We Train the World’s Finest Attack Pilots




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