Salutes & Awards

October 5, 2012

Thunderbolt of the Week – October 5, 2012


Senior Airman Andrew Hannah

310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit

Dedicated crew chief

Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.

Years in service: Five

Family: Wife, Ashley

Education: Currently working on a Community College of the Air Force degree in aviation maintenance technology and bachelor’s in aviation maintenance

Previous assignments: Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea

Inspirations: The dedication of the maintainers I work for and with

Goals: Get my education and become a Mission Ready Airman F-16 crew chief instructor

Greatest feat: Selected for promotion to staff sergeant and received the academic achievement and distinguished graduate awards at Airman Leadership School

Self-description: Hard working, strive to motivate others to achieve goals

Famous last words: “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” – Steve Martin

Off-duty interests: Playing basketball, working out in the gym, spending time with my wife

Commander’s comments: Andrew is self-motivated, dedicated and a hard working crew chief with exceptional aptitude and skill,” said Lt. Col. Jim Upchurch, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander. “He strives to gain more knowledge and experience while leading by example.”




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