Salutes & Awards

July 6, 2012

Thunderbolt of the Week – July 6, 2012

Senior Airman Amanda Darby

56th Force Support Squadron
Services Journeyman

 

Hometown: Nampa, Idaho

Years in service: Four

Family: Mother, sister, son and dog

Education: Taking classes at Rio Salado College

Inspirations: My mother

Goals: To make work a better place where everyone wants to come to work and loves their job

Greatest feat: Helping people believe what they do is important and to have pride in what they do

Self-description: Extremely talkative, outgoing and affable

Famous last words: “All things are possible to him that believeth.”

Off-duty interests: My family

Commander’s comments: “Airman Darby exudes unparalleled enthusiasm as she provides continued and critical, agile mission support through food operations,” said Lt. Col. Tim Farr, 56th FSS commander. “She is a clear standout amongst her peers. Darby is a phenomenal Airman. She arrived from tech school eager to learn the job and hasn’t stopped in the three-and-a-half years that she’s been here. She recently coordinated an impressive food show at the Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility that 110 base Airmen attended. Currently she oversees a food inventory of $636,000 that feeds approximately 312,000 personnel annually.”




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

AF announces senior selects

The following master sergeants have been selected for promotion to senior master sergeant: 61st Fighter Squadron Heather Hefner 56th Maintenance Group Christian Brandon 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Paul Branstetter and Brian Leonard 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Andres Vasquez 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit William Jennings 310th AMU John Taylor 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Tommy C...
 
 

THUNDERBOLT OF THE WEEK

Senior Airman Ramiro Gamero 311th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Crew chief Hometown: Riverside, California Years in service: Four Family: Wife and son to be born in May Education: Pursuing a Community College of the Air Force degree Previous assignments: Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany Inspirations: Music, my family and mentors Goals: Getting a bachelor’s degree, becoming an...
 
 

Commandant guides Airmen to future

Senior AirmanJames Hensley Master Sgt. Bruce Thompson, 56th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School commandant, stands by the Air Force core values April 14 at Luke Air Force Base. Thompson has had four assignments including Luke and various temporary duty stations throughout his 12 years of service taking him all over the world. Father, husband,...
 

 

Salutes and Awards

Air Force Reserve Command announces major selects The following 944th Fighter Wing captains have been selected for promotion to major: 944th Fighter Wing Christopher Bisdnack 307th Fighter Squadron Jason Gentry 944th Force Support Squadron Derrick Young 944th Medical Squadron Jeffrey Cohen and Craig Lussier 46 graduate ALS class 15-3 The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership...
 
 
Courtesy photo

Sailor’s last wish comes true

Courtesy photo Chief Petty Officer John Hubbert displays his new rank March 13. “Ask the chief” is a saying many service members come to know and respect. Being a Navy chief has more meaning than many realize because the ro...
 
 
Photos by Senior Airman James Hensley

Embracing past, leading present, shaping future

Photos by Senior Airman James Hensley Luke Air Force Base Thunderbolts attend the maintenance professional of the year banquet Saturday at Luke. The 2014 best-of-the-best maintainers, family members and guests came to show supp...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin