Tech. Sgt. Brandon Gehrke hails from Lake City, Florida and has been in the Air Force since 2009. He is a tactical aircraft maintainer and some of his responsibilities include performing scheduled inspections, functional checks and preventive maintenance on tactical aircraft and aircraft-installed equipment, maintaining and repairing all parts of the aircraft and ensuring that the aircraft are properly serviced with fuel, hydraulic fluid and liquid oxygen. Gehrke was stationed at Aviano Air Base, Italy prior to joining the team. His hobbies include snowboarding, traveling, and hiking with his wife and dog.