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Nov. 21, 2018

America's Airman: TSgt Mark E. Boone

(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community) Hometown?Trenton, New Jersey Why do you serve?I joined the military after a year and a half of college to try something different. I enlisted with a group of friends through the buddy system and thought it would be an awesome experience. I also wanted to follow in the

Nov. 2, 2018

America's Airman: Major J. Haygood

(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?Washington, D.C. Why do you serve?I serve the military in a dual capacity, as a reservist and a civilian. I've been a reservist for 20 years, six in the Army Reserve and 14 in the Air Force Reserve. I joined the military because I needed the discipline and I

Oct. 26, 2018

America's Airman: SrA Daniel Alberto Cortés-Gratacós

 (America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community) Hometown?Guánica, Puerto Rico Why do you serve?I wanted to pursue something that was extraordinary to me and become a part of something I would be proud of, with the goal of growing both as a person as well as making an overall difference in the world.  How does your

Oct. 12, 2018

America's Airman: A1C Rachel DeSantis

(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?Dunedin, Florida  Why do you serve?A very close family friend served in the military and I joined to serve in his honor.  How does your job impact the wing’s mission?As a medical technician my job is to screen patients and give a report to the provider. This

Oct. 5, 2018

America's Airman: SrA Javon D. Tharps

(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?Flagstaff, ArizonaWhy do you serve?I serve because I want to meet and interact with as many people, and cultures as I can in one lifetime. I believe that every act of genuine kindness can cause a ripple effect that will one day result in something huge, but

Sept. 26, 2018

America's Airman: A1C Kody E. Welsh

(America’s Airman is a weekly article highlighting a member of the JBA community)Hometown?Honesdale, Pennsylvania Why do you serve?I decided to serve so I could travel as well as introduce myself to new and different opportunities.How does your job impact the wing's mission?I’m a firefighting and refueling vehicle technician responsible for