Salutes & Awards

February 28, 2014

THUNDERBOLT OF THE WEEK

Staff Sgt. Bronson Criddle
56th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Flight Service Center journeyman

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Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.

Years in service: Eight

Family: Wife, Nikki; and son, Travis

Education: Pursuing degrees in business management and a health care field at Mesa Community College and University of Maryland

Previous assignments: Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall, England

Inspirations: My father has been a mentor and best friend to me, and a caring person who influenced everyone around him

Goals: To race with the U.S. Military cycling team and be a positive influence on those around me

Greatest feat: I was invited to compete at the Olympic Training Center for a spot on the U.S. Junior National Cycling Team

Famous last words: “Have a golden day.”

Off-duty interests: Hiking, cycling, running, skiing, watching movies with family

Commander’s comments: “Sergeant Criddle always sets the example for others to follow,” said Lt. Col. Patrick Launey, 56th LRS commander. “He truly walks the walk, letting his actions speak for themselves. He is dedicated to core principles such as honor, respect for others and humility, but he is also fiercely competitive. He puts the mission and his people ahead of himself, and exudes confidence. He performed heroically assisting a family with the death of a loved one.”




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