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Airman 1st Class Antonio Acree

Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior Airman 1st Class Antonio Acree

Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior Airman 1st Class Antonio Acree


Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior:
Airman 1st Class Antonio Acree

Family:
Parents: Michael and Phyllis Acree
Brothers: Tyler Acree and Phillip Acree

Hometown:
Highland, MI

Unit:
25th Operational Weather Squadron

Job title:
Weather Forecaster

Job description:
Provide military weather support to by issuing watches, warnings and advisories for over 30 locations throughout Southwest CONUS. Writing Terminal Aerodrome weather forecasts for 9 AF and Army installations, as well generating Military Operation area forecasts for 2 military ranges.

Most rewarding job aspect:
Having a direct effect on operations and protection of AF resources

Goals:
I want to use the opportunity to travel and get my education while in the AF.

Hobbies:
Running, hiking, shooting and outdoor activities. I'm also a big fan of MLB and NHL.

Favorite performer:
Led Zeppellin

Favorite dish:
Ravioli

I'm proudest of:
My ability to serve my country

Best asset:
Ability to quickly learn and adapt

Person I admire most:
My Father

Pet peeve:
Lazy people

What I like most about D-M:
I love the area that D-M is in. There are a lot of opportunities in Tucson to do outdoor activities. Living around the mountains and in the desert is a lot different from the Michigan landscape. It's a nice experience.

25th OWS at a glance
Group Commander: Colonel William Carle

Squadron commander: Lt. Col. Michael Gremillion

First Sergeant: MSgt. Marc Miller

Squadron Motto: "The hunter's edge"