Salutes & Awards

May 11, 2012

Thunderbolt of the week May 11, 2012

Staff Sergeant Curtis J. Moses

372nd Training Squadron/Det. 12
Military Training Leader


Hometown: Detroit, Mich.

Years in service: 10

Family: Wife, Kelly; Children, Jordan and Quinn

Education: Pursuing a degree at the Community College of the Air Force in Aircraft Maintenance

Inspirations: Father-in-law

Goals: Complete bachelor’s degree in botany

Greatest feat: Successful marriage and my two girls

Self-description: Outdoorsman

Famous last words: What does this button do?

Off-duty interests: Family, motorcycles, boating, snowboarding, etc.

Commander’s comments: “Moses is a hard charger in Det. 12 and at Luke,” said 1st Lt. Robert Clark, 372nd Training Squadron, Det. 12 commander. “He applies impeccable leadership daily as he mentors more than 500 Mission-ready Airmen a year. Moses expertly enforces health, welfare, morale, military bearing, and customs and courtesies with the MRA enrolled in the crew chief certification course on a daily basis. He goes above and beyond his duties as an MTL to ensure that Airmen graduate with the relevant tools and Airmanship skills to succeed and instills the philosophy of never accepting mediocrity.”

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