Dale-Laninga wins Warrior of the Week in deployed location
By Senior Airman Michael Matkin, 379 AEW Public Affairs
/ Published August 02, 2009
SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Staff Sgt. Laura Dale-Laninga 64th Air Expeditionary Group Chaplain Assistant wins Warrior of the week at deployed location.
Hometown: Tempe, Ariz. Home station: Sky Harbor Air National Guard, Ariz. Arrived in AOR: May
Deployment goals: Complete my last 16 credits for my CCAF degree, be in better physical shape for my health.
Best part of the deployment: Delivering pizza to the enlisted billeting and seeing the faces of the Airmen.
Hobbies: Playing pool, bowling, racquetball, and being a Big Sister for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization.
Best Air Force memory: When I was asked if I would deploy overseas.
Nominated by Master Sgt. Stacy Wallett: "Sergeant Dale-Laninga always goes above and beyond what she is asked to do and is constantly thinking of ways to help her fellow Airmen. She strives to put other's interests above her own by doing whatever she can to help others realize their importance here and boost their morale."