22nd SFS member earns spotlight performer

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  • By Airman 1st Class Laura L. Valentine
  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
As a spotlight performer, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating one or more of the 22nd ARW commander's intents: Foster a culture of excellence ... Develop the next generation of leaders ... Set and achieve goals.

Airman 1st Class Giordan Brown, 22nd Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, has met the 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander's intent of setting and achieving personal goals. One of Brown's goals was to be awarded senior airman below-the-zone, which he recently achieved. Additionally, his drive, motivation and professionalism have created an environment that fosters a culture of excellence.

Brown has been in the Air Force for almost two years and has been stationed at McConnell since completion of technical school. In his spare time, the West Orange, N.J., native enjoys working on his car, bowling and school.

Who is the most positive influence in your life and why?
My supervisor, Staff Sgt. Danielle Soto is the most positive influence in my life. She pushes me to do more than just be average. If it wasn't for her, I wouldn't be where I am now.

What would you like to accomplish during your Air Force career?
I want to cross-train into tactical air control party and obtain a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Where is the most interesting place you have traveled and why do you feel that way?
Kyrgyzstan is the most interesting place I've traveled. I never knew about it until I was deployed there. It was a great experience seeing a country like that and helping out the kids there.

What is your favorite book/ movie and why?
The movie Black Hawk Down is a favorite. I love military movies and I think it is the best one out there. It is one of the most realistic movies and sticks to the real story of what they went through.

If you have the opportunity to meet anyone in the world, who would it be and why?
I would like to meet President Obama. He is a positive figure that epitomizes what a man should be. He is a family oriented man who loves his family and is fair and just.