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November 16, 2012

THUNDERBOLT OF THE WEEK

Airman 1st Class
Britney Carter-Grimes
309th Fighter Squadron
Squadron Aviation Resource Manager
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Years in service: One
Family: Lavar Grimes, husband
Education: Associate in criminal justice at Santa Fe College, pursued a bachelor’s in criminology at University of Florida
Previous assignments: Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.
Inspirations: My younger siblings inspire me to set an example for them; my father and grandfathers also served in the military
Goals: Get into the Air Force Nursing program
Self-description: Beautiful, Religious, Intelligent, Thoughtful, Natural, Efficient, Youthful (BRITNEY)
Famous last words: “This too shall pass.”
Off-duty interests: Baking and volunteering
Commander’s comments: “Airman Carter-Grimes has excelled since she set foot in the Ducks squadron,” said Lt. Col. Stephane Wolfgeher, 309th FS commander. “She takes the core values to heart and demonstrates them daily. She is quick to pick up her tasks and always willing to learn. She is professional and is often the first person with whom newcomers to the squadron interact.”




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