Thunderbolt of the Week: Senior Airman Timothy Saar
/ Published June 22, 2007
LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. --
Senior Airman Timothy Saar, 56th Maintenance Operations Squadron, End-of-runway team member
Hometown: McKees Rocks, Pa.
Years in service: Three
Education: Glendale Community College, pursuing a degree in electrical engineering
Inspirations: My family and brother-in-law Capt. Jason West, who was killed in action in Iraq
Goals: Become an officer and start a family
Greatest feat: Winning high school rugby championship
Self-description: Airman who is always trying to better myself in mind, body and soul
Famous last words: "That's how I roll."
Off-duty interests: Playing rugby, participating in sporting activities and learning to play guitar
Commander's comments: "Airman Saar leads the pack and is my number one Airman assigned to our end-of-runway section," said Maj. Kevin O'Connor, 56th
Maintenance Operations Squadron commander. "While on- and off-duty, he represents the true meaning of self-sacrifice and service, while setting the example for both his peers and supervisors. He is an embodiment of our Airman's Creed."