Salutes & Awards

August 10, 2012

Thunderbolt of the week – August 10, 2012

Staff Sgt. Cambria Odell

56th Security Forces Squadron
Police Services NCO-in-charge

 
Hometown: Roanoke, Va.

Years in service: Six

Family: Husband, Tony; and two children, Landyn, 5, and Wyatt, 2

Education: Community College of the Air Force in criminal justice, pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Park University in human resources management

Inspirations: My mother; she is the strongest woman I know

Goals: To complete my degree and promote within the next year

Greatest feat: Completing the 22nd Annual Bataan Memorial Death March

Self-description: Strong-willed, loving mother, thoughtful and competitive

Famous last words: “When in doubt, throttle out!”

Off-duty interests: Spending time with my family outdoors, riding quads and traveling the world

Commander’s comments: “Sergeant Odell exemplifies the core values,” said Maj. Sean Gibbs, 56th SFS commander. “She volunteers hundreds of hours, which was pivotal in her earning the 56th Fighter Wing Volunteer Excellence award. She recently orientated 20 Air Force cadets to the security forces mission. Her relentless drive for perfection is evident in all she does.”




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