Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Brandon Dick
Name: SSgt Brandon J. Dick
Unit: 51st Operations Support Squadron
Job title: Air Traffic Control Watch Supervisor
Job description and its impact on the overall mission: To supervise a crew of 17 as they provide a safe and expeditious flow of traffic to all aircraft in their area of jurisdiction. By effectively doing so, I enable Osan's mission and ensure the security of the Republic of Korea.
Time in the military: 8 years 4 months
Time at Osan: 6 ½ months
DEROS: September 2014
Family: Wife: Tiffany, Daughters: Cadence-6, Haley-4
Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina
Hobbies: Playing Football, Softball, and Hockey
Why did you join the military? I joined the Air Force to find a career I would enjoy. I also wanted to continue my education.
Where do you see yourself in 10 or 20 years? Working as an Air Traffic Controller in the Federal Aviation Administration somewhere in the Carolinas
What do you do for fun here? Hang out with my friends and play intramural sports
What's your favorite Air Force memory or story? During an Air Traffic inspection in 2012 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, we helped a civil pilot land safely as he lost all navigational and communications capability except for his personal IPad and a cell phone
What accomplishment are you most proud of? The day I got my Radar Approach Control certification as a fully rated Air Traffic Controller at Seymour Johnson AFB
Who are your role models? My Dad
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