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Major Michael S. Lock retires from the Air Force

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Major Lock was born on Nov. 15, 1965, in Madison IN. He graduated from Brazil High School, in 1984. He lettered in wrestling and was a Key Club member. His retirement ceremony was held on July 18, 2008 at Langley Air Force Base, Va.

After graduating high school, he enlisted in the Indiana Air National guard and arrived at Lackland Air Force Base in May 1985 for basic training and Security Specialist Training.

Major Lock has been married to the former Michelle D. Pierce for 22 years. They have three children, Michael, 21-years-old; Megan, 20 and Miranda, 15. His father is the Reverend Steve Lock, his mother is the late Betty Lock. He has a younger brother Brian "Buck" Lock.




1985-Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX

1985-Security Specialist Course, Lackland AFB, TX

1986-Aircrew Egress Training Course, Chanute AFB, IL-Distinguished Graduate

1988-NCO Preparatory Course, Myrtle Beach, SC

1990-NCO Leadership Course, Myrtle Beach, SC-Lance P Sijan Award & DG

1994-Associate of Applied Science in Social Psychology, Park College

1996-Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Indiana University Southeast-With Distinction

1996-Reserve Officer Training Corps, Det 295 Louisville, KY-Distinguished Graduate

1997-Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Sheppard AFB, TX-Distinguished Graduate

2001-Master's Degree in Public Administration, University of Oklahoma

2004-Advanced Maintenance/Munitions Officer Course, Nellis AFB, NV


Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Force Commendation Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters

Air Force Achievement Medal

AF Outstanding Unit Award w/6 Oak Leaf Clusters

AF Good Conduct Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster

National Defense Service Medal w/1 Bronze Star

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Southwest Asia Service Medal w/2 Bronze Stars

Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War On Terrorism Service Medal

AF Overseas Ribbon Short

AF Longevity Service w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster

Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon w1 deice

AF Training Ribbon w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster

Kuwait Liberation Medal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Kuwait Liberation Medal Government of Kuwait

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