A1C Nicholas Serrano

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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Name: Airman 1st Class Nicholas A. Serrano

Unit: 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Job title: Knowledge Operations Manager

Job description and its impact on the overall mission: Provide 467 squadron members with access to computers, network, and any additional systems needed for the accomplishment of their primary and additional duties. Ensure life cycle of records by maintaining active records and disposing of outdated ones when no longer needed. Process decorations of squadron with a 95 percent annual turnover rate to ensure they receive proper and timely recognition for their tour at Osan.

Time in the military: 16 Months

Time at Osan: 10 Months

DEROS: February 2014

Family: My mother, Maria, my father, Juan, and my brothers, Johnny, Eric and Christopher

Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

Hobbies: My main hobby is boxing.

Why did you join the military? I joined because I wanted to serve my country.

Where do you see yourself in 10 or 20 years? I see myself as a pilot in the Air Force.

What do you do for fun here? For fun I like to fly Cessnas with my roommate.

What's your favorite Air Force memory or story? Going home on midtour and surprising my family.

What accomplishment are you most proud of? How far I've come to become who I am today.

Who are your role models? My little brother who is a cancer survivor.

By 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs

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