Steve is the son of Gary and Dorothy Loser of Salem, Arkansas.
Steve has been in the United States Air Force for 18 years and is presently operating with the 99th Reconnaissance Squadron, currently based in Cyprus.
The 99th Squadron is part of the 9th Operations Group, of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing based at Beale Air Force Base in California. The 9th RW flies U-2 reconnaissance aircraft.
Steve serves as a fuels specialist. His wife Carrie (another Region 8 Hero) is also in the Air Force in Britain as part of the 48th Fighter Wing. Steve likes to travel and fish.
"We would like to say that we love you and keep up the great work. We support you and all the other troops operating in Operation Iraq Freedom."