Salutes & Awards

July 19, 2013

Thunderbolt of the Week

Written by: timchisham
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Airman 1st Class Nathaniel Gladney
56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Assistant dedicated crew chief

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Hometown: San Antonio

Years in service: Two

Family: Wife, Laura; and daughter, Kairi

Education: Pursuing a Community College of the Air Force degree

Previous assignments: Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas

Inspirations: My wife and daughter. They make me want to be a better person.

Goals: To get a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy

Greatest feat: Ran the full Rock and Roll Marathon without stopping in San Antonio

Self-description: Calm, focused go-getter

Famous last words: “History shall be kind to me for I shall make it”-Winston Churchill

Off-duty interests: Anything outdoors — fishing, hiking, camping, golfing

Commander’s comments: “Airman Gladney has an outstanding attitude and superior work ethic,” said Maj. Jason Mitchell, 56th AMXS commander. “He performs exceptionally well on the flightline assisting in training the world’s greatest fighter pilots. His positive attitude is contagious, and he is always motivated to perform at his best.”




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