Thunderbolt of the Week: Senior Airman Alonzo Medley
By , Chaplain assistant
/ Published August 14, 2007
LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. --
Airman Alonzo Medley, 56th Fighter Wing, Chaplain assistant
Years in service: Four
Education: Pursuing a Community College of the Air Force degree in social services
Previous assignments: Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., and Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea
Inspirations: My family
Goals: Become a teacher in an inner-city public school district
Greatest feat: Serving my time in the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom
Self-description: Just an average guy trying to live right and set a positive example for my siblings
Famous last words: "I'd rather be in Philly."
Off-duty interests: Writing, drawing and long walks on the beach
Chaplain's comments: "Airman Medley just wants to do things right," said Chaplain
(Capt.) Lawrence Kittle, 56th FW Chapel. "He's not afraid to ask questions and is continually learning and striving to do his job better. He is an exceptional example of our Air Force Core Values. He provides outstanding customer service and has phenomenal networking abilities. Airman Medley is solely responsible for the coordination and scheduling of weddings at Luke. He manages a calendar consisting of 250-plus activities, to include retirements, promotions and employee recognitions. Additionally, he provides tremendous support of the spiritual maintenance center with an average of 650-plus visits per week. He is an outstanding source of motivation to the staff."