Health & Safety

June 7, 2013

Thunderbolt of the Week – June 7, 2013

TBOLTW-SSgt-Anstrom-7-June
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.”




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

My personal leadership philosophy

My personal leadership philosophy can be summed up in just a few words — people first, mission always. Some may mistake the phrase “people first, mission always” as a dictum to coddle unit personnel through adversity, but actually, my focus is on preparing them to overcome adversity. The mission will always press on, but without...
 
 

Work, family balance success marker

“Being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.” — Zig Ziglar In our careers, we frequently hear about the importance of having balance in our life and job. Some common...
 
 
Staff Sgt. 
TIMOTHY BOYER

Luke plays role in saving species

Staff Sgt.TIMOTHY BOYER A team of wildlife specialists prepare a Sonoran pronghorn for release into the wild at the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge in Ajo. Sixty-nine pronghorn were captured this year. Of those, more tha...
 

 

News Briefs December 19, 2014

Road closure Litchfield Road at Northern Parkway is closed daily 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Sunday to paint the bridge overpass, weather permitting. Northern Parkway will remain open. Reems Road and Dysart Road are alternate routes. For more information, call MCDOT at 480-350-9288. MLK luncheon There will be a Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon...
 
 
Senior Airman 
JAMES HENSLEY

MWD Roy — partner, friend passes

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY Staff Sgt. Scott Emmick, 56th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, and Roy, 56th SFS MWD, play Dec. 14, 2012, at the at Luke Air Force Base kennels. The MWD and handler team plays to...
 
 

46 graduate ALS in class 15-1

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 45 senior airmen and one staff sergeant Dec. 11 from class 15-1. The graduates are senior airmen unless otherwise noted. John L. Levitow award: Nathaniel Gladney, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Distinguished graduates: Matthew Goodspeed, 56th Operations Support Squadron; Russell Hires, 56th Medical Support Squadron; James Gilmore, 56t...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin