Salutes & Awards

June 22, 2012

Thunderbolt of the Week June 22, 2012

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Staff Sgt. Michael Miller

607th Air Control Squadron
Electronic Protection Technician

Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

Years in service: Five

Education: Community College of the Air Force degree in air and space operations technology; pursuing a bachelor’s degree in health science at Arizona State University

Inspirations: Petty Officer 1st Class Marcus Luttrell and Staff Sgt. Salvatore Augustine Giunta

Goals: Finish my degree and be in peak physical condition

Greatest feat: I am most proud of joining the Air Force and deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan

Self-description: Easy going, realist, friendly

Famous last words: “Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi; you’re my only hope.”

Off-duty interests: Exercising, watching movies, playing video games, outdoor activities

Commander’s comments: “Sergeant Miller is a great NCO,” said Lt. Col. Sean Slaughter, 607th ACS commander. “He hit the ground running, completing all of his training in minimal time. He assisted in facilitating the 607th ACS’s first electronic warfare jamming course, thus equipping electronic protection technicians to provide real-world jamming replication for the TPS-75 radar. He also supported 120 56th Fighter Wing sorties by ensuring the radar parameters were accurate. He sets the example and is an invaluable member to Team Luke. I am proud to serve with him.”




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