Salutes & Awards

May 18, 2012

Thunderbolt of the Week May 18, 2012


Staff Sergeant Roger Tremblay

56th Training Squadron/OLB
NCOIC of Weapons and Tactics

Hometown: Lugoff, South Carolina

Years in service: Eight

Family: Wife, Savanna; Daughters, Ansley and Emery

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Inspirations: “The Avengers” (in 3-D) or my peers

Goals: Pursuing my graduate degree as soon as I complete a permanent change of station to Tyndall Air Force Base this September.

Greatest feat: Holding an AETC Formal Training Instructor certification.

Self-description: Practical

Famous last words: AUTUMN, clearing freq

Off-duty interests: Family, fitness, education, and college football.

Commander’s name and comments: “Tremblay has embraced the true meaning of being a team player,” said Lt. Col. Lynda Lovell, 107th Air Control Squadron commander. “As a member of the 56th TRS working for the 107th ACS, he is a great example of how well a Total Force team works. He embraces his profession as a student-centered instructor and enhances the unit’s credibility by producing top-quality weapons directors. His passion for the career field and his dedication to teaching is an inspiration to his peers, the students and his superiors.”




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One Comment


  1. Loreen Tremblay

    I am very proud of Roger. He has upheld our families tradition by serving this nation and giving all that he has, to a career I know that he loves. There is nothing better then being a member of a great organization and the AF Family. Kudos on a job well done, son! xoxo



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