Salutes & Awards

November 22, 2013

Thunderbolt of the Week

Senior Airman Felicia Kenney
56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Knowledge operations manager

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Hometown: Millbrook, Ala.

Years in service: Three

Family: Parents Tra-c and David Kenney, and three younger sisters

Education: Attended Tuskegee University and University of Maryland University
College.

Previous assignments: Aviano Air Base, Italy

Inspirations: My supervisor pushes me to be the best Airman I can be

Goals: Complete a bachelor’s degree in information technology

Self-description: Always looking for simpler, smarter, more efficient ways to complete the mission

Famous last words: “Make your life count.”

Off-duty interests: Listening to music, playing video games, being with friends

Commander’s comments: “Senior Airman Kenney’s outstanding duty performance sets her apart from her peers,” said Lt. Col. Jason Mitchell, 56th AMXS commander. “She arrived last summer and hit the ground running with inspection preparations. She resurrected our records management program by conducting face-to-face training for more than 13 offices and correcting 30 errors.”




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