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Senior Airman Alex Donovan

Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior Senior Airman Alex Donovan

Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior Senior Airman Alex Donovan


Desert Lightning Team's Weekly Warrior: Senior Airman Alex N. Donovan

Family:
Mike Donovan (Father), Karen Knight (Mother), Lauren Donovan (Sister), Amanda Donovan (Sister), and Rachel Donovan (Sister)

Hometown:
Kansas City, MO


Unit:
355 OSS/OSAT


Job title:
 Air Traffic Controller, Tower


Job description:
Provides air traffic control services in the US Air Force's only limited approach control tower supporting 50,000 annual flight operations, regulating the flow of air traffic in support of 11 flying squadrons. Coordinates with the FAA to ensure aircraft separation and flight safety in complex airspace bordered by an international airport.


Most rewarding job aspect:
Developing apprentice controllers

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


Hobbies:
Working out, playing guitar, and video games

Favorite performer:
Tool (band)


Favorite dish:
Macaroni & Cheese

I'm proudest of:
2010 DMAFB Air Traffic Controller of the Year


Best asset:
Humor


Person I admire most:
My father


Pet peeve:
When people are impractical when making decisions or using judgment


What I like most about D-M:
I enjoy working the Heritage Flight Conference, air show, Operation Snowbird as it greatly aids in my development as an Airman and as a controller.


355th Operation Support Squadron at a glance
355th OG Commander: Colonel Samuel P. Milam

355th OSS Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Kim N. Campbell

355th OSS First Sergeant: Master Sergeant Christopher D. Reams

Squadron Motto: "Guide those who fly"