Salutes & Awards

August 9, 2013

Thunderbolt of the Week

Written by: timchisham
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Senior Airman Lance Housh
56th Security Forces Squadron
Confinement NCO-in-charge

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Hometown: Clark Air Force Base, Philippines

Years in service: Four

Family: Wife, Amittys; daughter, Mia

Education: Pursuing an associate degree in criminal justice at Rio Salado

Previous assignments: Eskan Village, Saudi Arabia

Inspirations: My father, retired SFS Master Sgt. Peter Housh, for his continuous
support

Greatest feat: 2011 Air Education and Training Command flight-level Airman of the Year

Famous last words: “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – Nathan Hale

Off-duty interests: Paint balling, diving and mixed martial arts

Commander’s comments: “Phenomenal Airman, period,” said Maj. Sean Gibbs, 56th SFS commander. “Airman Housh fills a position typically held by a seasoned staff or technical sergeant and does it with incredible attention to detail and the utmost professionalism. He’s been lauded by squadron commanders and MAJCOM representatives. I’ve received letters from inmates describing his professionalism and courtesy. He volunteers for wing-level events. He’s extremely active in the community.”




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