Technical Sgt. Ron Olaes hails from Kodiak, Alaska, and has been in the Air Force since 2006. He is an aviation resource manager and some of his responsibilities include performing procedures to sign in and sign out aircrew members for each day’s flights, validating that aircrew members have met daily aircraft safety and physical requirements before authorizing them to proceed to their assigned aircraft and maintaining daily flight mission data to indicate the takeoff, in-flight and landing status of each flight. Olaes was stationed at F.E. Warren AFB, Wyoming, prior to joining the team. His hobbies include snowboarding, riding motorcycles, and traveling.