Top Saber Performer Oct. 30 - Nov. 5

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

SPANGDAHELM AIR BASE, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, is the 52nd Fighter Wing's Top Saber Performer for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. 

Name: Airman 1st Class Lars B. Peterson 
Unit: 52nd Logistics Readiness 
Duty title: Traffic Management Apprentice 
Hometown: Bend, Ore. 
Years in Service: One 
Why I joined: To have a rewarding career and something to be proud of when I look back. Family: None yet 
Hobbies: Sports, hiking, camping, off-roading, video games, reading, skiing and traveling 
Favorite aspect of job: I learn something new every day and I can work on my communication skills with customers getting their airline tickets. 
Most memorable Air Force experience: Either persevering basic military training graduation with the "Boot Camp Flu" or attending my first Air Force Ball and getting a picture with Maj. Gen. Mark Zamzow, 3rd Air Force vice commander.