Staff Sgt. Andrew Lueras
Published January 07, 2013
Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior:
SSgt Andrew Lueras
Jessica Lueras (wife, pregnant) Sophia Lueras (daughter 7) Jayden Lueras (son 4) Aramis Lueras (son 2)
612 Support Squadron/OWF (12 AF HQ 4th QTR Team Winner)
I produce mission planning and execution weather analysis forecasts and briefings for Air force, Army, Navy, Marines, Guard, and Reserve in the Southcom AOR.
Most rewarding job aspect:
Customer interaction and instant feedback. Getting an email or phone call explaining how the weather briefing was great or a little off builds a great relationship that can help improve any mission.
Earning TSgt, higher education, and always improve at my job
All sports but nothing tops the Fighting Irish
311, I have seen them in concert a couple times and they are just amazing. I never have a voice afterwards.
Anything Mexican or German. My mother is German and my father is Mexican so I had a lot of that growing up.
I'm proudest of:
It's cliché but my amazing and awesome wife and kids. There's nothing I could be more proud of.
Work Ethic. I like working till the job is done. I don't like leaving a job unfinished
Person I admire most:
My father. He has raised me to do the right thing and shown me that no matter what sacrifice had to be made it was always for the best of the family. At the end of the day nothing matters more than those next to you.
Not using real English. I can get over not being grammatically correct but at least try and spell it out using real words.
What I like most about D-M:
Location! Location! Location! Plenty of stuff for me and my family to have adventures
612th SPTS at a glance
Group Commander: COL Jonathan VanNoord
Squadron commander: LT COL Ryan Hollman
First Sergeant: SMSgt Christopher Theriot
Squadron Motto: "Better on the South Side"