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Joint Base Andrews News

NEWS | Nov. 22, 2019

America's Airman: Corraine Anita Jones

By Airman 1st Class Xiomara M. Martinez 11 WG/PA


What's your full name, job title and unit?

Corraine Anita Jones, Unit Program Coordinator/1st Helicopter Squadron

What's your hometown city and state (and country, if not U.S.)?

Fairfax County, VA

Why did you decide to serve as a civilian?

Civilians share and provide a form of stability for military members.  Serving as a civilians in the military arena, is a gratifying commit to our service members.

How do you think your job impacts the wing’s mission?


What's been your favorite assignment/TDY and why?

My most favorite assignment as a civilian is the 1st Helicopter Squadron because of the overwhelming hands on approach of leadership and the mentoring it provides to military members.

What is your dream assignment and why?

My dream assignment would be Italy.

What's the coolest thing you’ve done as a civilian?

The coolest thing I’ve done as a civilian was being selected as an Honorary Commander for the 514th AMW.

What hobbies do you have/what do you do in your spare time?

Volunteering in women’s homeless shelters/reading manuscripts on world leaders. Playing Softball.

Biggest challenge you’ve faced in your life?

Coaching a women’s softball team in New Jersey.