Salutes & Awards

July 26, 2013

Thunderbolt of the Week

Senior Airman John Standley
56th Comptroller Squadron
Contingency Operations Budget Analyst

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Hometown: Azusa, Calif.

Years in service: Four

Family: Wife, Courtney, and sons, Tyson Miller, 3, and Peyton, 2 months

Education: Pursing a Community College of the Air Force degree in financial management

Inspirations: My grandfather, as a World War II veteran I wanted to follow in his
footsteps; he was an amazing person and man of God

Goals: Earn a bachelor’s degree

Greatest feat: The birth of my son, Peyton

Self-description: Easy going and hard-working

Off-duty interests: I’m a sports fan of baseball, basketball and football, enjoy playing sports, working out, and spending time with my children

Commander’s comments: “Airman Standley has been the Contingency Operations Analyst for
about three months, after returning home from a deployment in April,” said Maj. Scott Smith, 56th CPTS commander. “He makes a difference in the squadron everyday with his attitude, attention to detail and dedication to the mission. He is his flight’s ‘go-to’ Airman for accounting processing and most recently can be credited with certifying every penny of aircraft recovery funds. He sees the big picture of the mission and knows that every dollar he certifies helps generate sorties for the 56th Fighter Wing.”




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