Salutes & Awards

June 14, 2013

THUNDERBOLT OF THE WEEK

Senior Airman Joshua Parker
308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit
Weapons load crew member

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Hometown: Davison, Mich.

Years in service: One

Inspirations: My uncle served in the Navy and inspires me to make it up the enlisted ranks

Goals: Obtain a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, live overseas

Self-description: Just trying to do my part, serving my country, staying motivated, and setting and achieving goals

Famous last words: “I feel you dog.”

Off-duty interests: Working out, sports, hanging out with friends

Commander’s comments: “Airman Parker hit the ground running,” said Lt. Col. Dominick Martin, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander. “His energetic can- do attitude and dedication to learn has set a high standard in aircraft maintenance making him a valuable asset to the 308th AMU and Team Luke. His professionalism and drive is second to none, and he exemplifies the Air Force core values.”




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