Tech. Sgt. Travis Keale

Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior Tech. Sgt. Travis Keale

Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior Tech. Sgt. Travis Keale


Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior:
TSgt Travis Keale

Family:
Pastora Keale (Wife)

Hometown:
Anahola, Hawaii

Unit:
355th Civil Engineer Squadron, Fire Emergency Services Flight

Job title:
Assistant Chief of Operations

Job description:
I supervise a shift of 25 civilian and military firefighters. Additionally, I provide command and control at all emergencies which include structural, rescue/medical, HazMat, and aircraft firefighting emergencies.

Most rewarding job aspect:
Interacting with the people that we assist every day. Nothing is more rewarding than seeing the results of your work.

Goals:
My most immediate personal goal is making MSgt the next promotion cycle.

Hobbies:
Running (middle and long distance) and Crossfit.

Favorite performer:
Ho'aikane; a Hawaii based group.

Favorite dish:
Seafood (fish, crab, lobster)

I'm proudest of:
The excellent job that our flight does day in and day out while working a demanding schedule. (72 hour work week)

Best asset:
I believe that I am even tempered which allows me to deal with emergency situations in an effective manner.

Person I admire most:
My Father.

Pet peeve:
Tardiness. When you are late you waste everyone's time and detract from your unit's ability to complete the mission.

What I like most about D-M:
The weather. It is beautiful the majority of the year.

355th CES at a glance
Group Commander: Col Gregory A. Williams

Squadron commander: Lt Col John E. Tryon

First Sergeant: MSgt Walter W. Fortenberry

Squadron Motto: Civil Engineers....Lead the Way