Salutes & Awards

April 20, 2012

Thunderbolt of the Week April 20, 2012

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Staff Sgt. Erickson Cristobal

56th Medical Group

Sustainment of Trauma and Resuscitation Skills Program NCO-in-charge

 

Hometown: Milpitas, Calif.

Years in service: Eight

Family: Wife, Maureen; son, Erickson James; and daughter, Lailani Malia

Previous assignments: Osan Air Base, South Korea; Spangdahlem AB, Germany

Inspirations: People who work hard, set goals and do whatever it takes to achieve them

Goals: To get my Community College of the Air Force degree, finish a career in the Air Force and become a nurse or physician’s assistant

Greatest feat: Provide for my family and serve in the military

Self-description: Hard working, willing to learn, good follower and lead by example

Famous last words: “Go Raiders!”

Off-duty interests: Weightlifting, riding, basketball, football, watching sports, spending time with family

Commander’s comments: “With less than two months in the MDG education and training department, Sergeant Cristobal tackled the trauma and resuscitation program resulting in the first-ever 100-percent attendance this quarter,” said Col. Richard Eaves, 56th Medical Group chief nurse. “He hit the ground running, obtaining his basic life support and self-aide buddy care instructor status to aid his fellow coworkers in meeting the needs of wing personnel.”




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