Salutes & Awards

January 31, 2014

Thunderbolt of the Week

Staff Sgt. Seth MacDougall
310th Fighter Squadron
Squadron aviation resource
management assistant NCO in charge

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Hometown: Duluth, Minn.

Years in service: 12

Family: Wife, Jessica; and son, Warren

Education: Pursuing a human resource management degree in at Columbia Southern University

Previous assignments: Recruiter in Milwaukee, Wis., and Iron Mountain, Minn.; Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.; and Keesler AFB, Miss.

Inspirations: Commitment and service to country, family and great leaders

Goals: Promotion to master sergeant by the 20-year mark, completing my degree

Greatest feat: Had a son, completed a half marathon, administered CPR to an accident victim

Famous last words: “If it was easy, everybody would be doing it!”

Off-duty interests: Hunting, fishing, camping, spending time with family and sports

Commander’s comments: “Sergeant MacDougall joined us to get requalified in SARM duties and has gone above and beyond,” said Lt. Col. Jon Wheeler, 310th FS commander. “He has been a stand-out member of the Top Hats from day one. After only a month, he was running the operations desk and found ways to make the Top Hats more effective at producing the world’s best F-16 wingmen, instructor pilots and forward air controller A pilots.”




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