Salutes & Awards

March 15, 2013

Thunderbolt of the Week

Senior Airman Robin Hansen

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56th Dental Squadron
Dental assistant
Hometown: Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.
Years in service: Three
Family: Husband, Senior Airman Randall Lee Hansen II
Previous assignments: Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England
Goals: Become a pediatric dentist in the Air Force
Greatest feat: Winning Air Force-level 2011 Airmen of the Year for Dental
Off-duty interests: Spending time with family, volunteering and photography
Commander’s comments: “Senior Airman Hansen has made a tremendous impact to the dental squadron, medical group and fighter wing,” said Col. Larry Evans, 56th DS commander. “She has aided in the care of more than 560 Thunderbolts and 1,000 clinical procedures, services worth roughly $198,000. She oversees the tracking of 38 implant patients’ treatment progress, and briefed children during National Children’s Dental Health Month on the importance of good oral hygiene and proper diet. She is an active member of MDG’s Rising 4 and Entertainment and Morale Association, and was the MDG team captain for the Race for the Cure event. Airman Hansen is the LEAD secretary involved in resolving Airmen’s issues, enhancing morale and performs all her duties with pride, commitment and excellence.”




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