Salutes & Awards

August 17, 2012

Thunderbolt of the week – August 17, 2012

Staff Sgt. Diann Cunningham

756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Unit training manager

Hometown: Glendale, Ariz.

Years in service: Seven

Family: Husband, Joseph; and son, Joshua, 3

Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Arizona State University; Community College of the Air Force degrees in electronic systems technology and education and training management

Previous assignments: Spangdahlem, Germany

Inspirations: My son helps me to see everything new

Greatest feat: Glacier hiking in New Zealand

Self-description: Easy going and positive

Famous last words: “Don’t dwell on the negative; focus on the positive.”

Off-duty interests: Scrapbooking and being with family

Commander’s comments: “Sergeant Cunningham managed the training program for the 756th AMXS while the NCO-in-charge was gone six weeks,” said Maj. James Schieser, 56th Maintenance Operations Squadron commander. “She is our go-to NCO when it comes to volunteerism off-duty. She has contributed time to the Airman’s Attic, club activities and demonstrates a professional image for our Airmen to emulate. She has a dedication to education. She implemented new training methods tailored to individual students and picked up these skills while earning a bachelor’s degree. We are proud to have her as a member of Team Roadrunner.”




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