Salutes & Awards

June 1, 2012

Thunderbolt of the Week June 1, 2012

Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Rodriguez

56th Medical Operations Squadron
Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman

Hometown: Urbana, Ohio

Years in service: Two

Family: Husband, Airman 1st Class Miguel Rodriguez

Education: Currently attending Rio Salado Community College for bachelor’s degree in nursing

Inspirations: Dr. Seuss, his books are cheerful and make people smile.

Goals: To become a registered nurse and help those in need.

Greatest feat: Running in the Ryan’s House Marathon to promote care and donations for children with life threatening injuries.

Self-description: Creative, motivated, and an unwillingness to give up.

Famous last words: “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. –Robert Frost

Off-duty interests: Exercising, baking, and mixed martial arts.

Commander’s name and comments: “Airman Rodriguez has shown qualities of a leader and surpasses her peers with her dedication and hard work in the pediatric clinic,” said Col. Nicola Choate, 56th Medical Operations Squadron commander. “She’s an individual who upholds the core values to a high degree, and drives others to strive for excellence. Rodriguez maintains the safety program, a duty for an NCO, and ensures the safety of others in the work area.”




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