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Staff Sgt. David Hart

Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior Staff Sgt. David Hart

Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior Staff Sgt. David Hart


Family:
James Hart (Father), Annie Hart (Mother), Elisha Hart (Sister), Samantha Hart (Sister), Melissa Hart (Sister)

Hometown:
Little Rock, AR

Unit:
924 MXS

Job Title:
Aerospace Propulsion Craftsman

Job Description:
Removes, installs, disassembles, inspects, repairs, reassembles and test TF-34 turbofan engines.

Most rewarding job aspect:
Producing and maintaining TF-34 engine's

Goals:
To make rank, develop leadership skills, and obtain Bachelor's degree

Hobbies:
Bowling, working out, anything fun

Favorite Performer:
Alan Jackson

Favorite Dish:
Crawfish

I'm proudest of:
2009 Knuckle Buster Award

Best asset:
Hard work and dedication

Person I admire most:
My dad

Pet peeve:
When people say they can't do things

What I like most about D-M:
People and the weather

924th Maintenance Squadron at a glance:
The 924th Fighter Group was established in January 2011 with the 45th Fighter Squadron, 924th Maintenance Squadron and a group staff. The 924 MXS is an Air Force Reserve Command maintenance squadron providing highly qualified and trained maintenance personnel that shares other resources (aircraft/tools/vehicles, etc) with its host, the 355th Fighter Wing. The mission of the 924th MXS is to provide outstanding maintenance support to the A-10 Fighter Training Units and host maintenance squadrons to produce A-10C student training sorties. The 924 MXS is authorized 232 full- and part-time maintenance positions, and over the last 18 months, has hired 85 total personnel. Average maintenance experience for personnel assigned to the unit is 10 years. Full-time, or Air Reserve Technician (ART) maintainers, have integrated into the squadrons of the 355th Maintenance Group and are currently working as quality assurance, crew chiefs, and engine mechanics. Many of the hired part-time 7-level technicians are trained in the armament, munitions, sheet metal, fuels, and electrical and environmental career fields. The unit also directly supports daily maintenance activities of 3 A-10 aircraft used by the ANG/AFRC Test Center that operate from D-M.

924th Fighter Group Commander: Colonel John S. Russell

924th Fighter Group Superintendent: Chief Master Sergeant Roy F. Close

924th Fighter Group First Sergeant: Senior Master Sergeant John K. Harris