Salutes & Awards

February 21, 2014

Thunderbolt of the Week

Senior Airman
Teresa Anaya-Hernandez
56th Operations Support Squadron
Air Traffic Controller

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Hometown: Carson City, Nev.

Years in service: Three

Family: Father, Everardo Anaya; mother, Teresa Anaya; sister, Kassandra Anaya

Education: Pursuing a Community College of the Air Force degree

Inspirations: My parents push me to move forward and work hard to better myself

Goals: Continue my education after earning a CCAF, get dual rated in the tower and watch supervisor and be prepared to take advantage of opportunities including becoming a chief and an air traffic control functional manager
Off-duty interests: Go out with friends, watch movies, dance, attend concerts, work out and enjoy food

Commander’s comments: “Airman Anaya-Hernandez has natural leadership skills,” said Lt. Col. Keith Rockow, 56th OSS commander. “Her willingness to jump in and take part of any task or opportunity has been a great example and inspiration to her peers. She excelled through training and is a valuable member of the base’s Honor Guard team. She was selected to manage and schedule details and events for the team. She maintains proficiency and ratings in Radar Approach Control. I am proud of her and honored to have an enthusiastic, well-rounded Airman in my squadron.”




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