Salutes & Awards

February 7, 2014

Thunderbolt of the Week

Airman 1st Class Tanisha Pressley
56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron
Aerospace medical technician

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Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Years in service: One year
Education: Bachelor’s degree in political science, concentration in prelaw
Inspirations: My family and the person I want to be
Goals: To obtain a master’s degree in public administration and commission as a nurse
Self-description: Modest, hard-working and goal orientated
Famous last words: Change will not come if we wait for others or another time; we are change
Off-duty interests: Shopping and baking
Commander’s comments: “Airman Pressley has been a member of flight and operational medicine for nine months,” said Col. Daniel Smith, 56th AMDS commander. “She has taken responsibility for managing the F-16 basic course program, a responsibility outfitted to a experienced and knowledgeable member in the clinic. She processes in-coming student pilots, updating and ensuring their individual medical readiness. She has displayed a tremendous amount of enthusiasm toward the squadron, wing and community. Some of her roles involved event planning, coordinating with community leaders for guest speaking appearances, and delegating tasks. She continues to strive for excellence and self-improvement.”




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