Staff Sgt. Walter Rueda-Perez hails from Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico and has been in the Air Force since 2010. 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. Rueda-Perez was stationed at Aviano Air Base, Italy prior to joining the team. His hobbies are snowboarding, playing and watching soccer, and spending time with his family.