Health & Safety

June 7, 2013

Thunderbolt of the Week – June 7, 2013

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Staff Sgt. Aaron Anstrom

56th Force Support Squadron

Readiness and Mortuary Affairs NCO

Hometown: Bradley, Ill.

Years in service: Four

Family: Father, Mike; mother, Madonna; sister, Kelsie; and brother Luke

Education: Community College of the Air Force in restaurant, hotel and fitness management

Inspirations: My father has always pushed me to do my best; he keeps me on track with advice and guidance

Goals: To consistently find challenges and new things to learn; make rank on the first attempt

Famous last words: “Adapt and overcome.”

Off-duty interests: Online gaming, driving my Mustang

Commander’s comments: “Aaron’s mission-first attitude and focus is unparalleled,” said Lt. Col. Timothy Farr, 56th FSS commander. “In the absolute toughest of circumstances, I can 100 percent count on his professional and positive attitude. He is a true wingman to himself and those for whom he serves. He is a stellar ambassador-in-blue to countless families who have been touched by tragedy. His steadfast professional demeanor and attention to detail have paid homage those families who have lost loved ones.”




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