22nd Contracting Squadron Airman earns spotlight performer

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  • By Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers
  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
As a spotlight performer, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.

Staff Sergeant Joshua Houseworth, 22nd Contracting Squadron contracting specialist, was selected as the spotlight performer for the week of Dec. 14 through 20.

Houseworth, a Paradise, California native, joined the Air Force in June 2010 and has been a member of Team McConnell since January 2011.

As a contracting specialist, he procures McConnell Air Force Base's minor construction requirements. When he's not on duty, he enjoys playing sports, exercising, and playing video games.

"Staff Sgt. Joshua Houseworth is a phenomenal NCO that is dedicated to the mission and displays the right attitude and work ethic," said Master Sgt. Charles Brembry, 22d CONS first sergeant. "He has proven himself to be an exceptional contracting specialist and great NCO; I know we will see great things from him in his Air Force career."

Who is the most positive influence in your life and why?

Family is the most positive influence in my life. Most of them have gone through the things I'm going through and can provide a good example or good advice on my way forward.

If you could give advice to a new Airman, what would it be and why?

Get out and meet people, but never forget to focus on your career and future. Start contributing to your Thrift Savings Plan or Roth Individual Retirement Account. Have fun and make the best of your time here; it's the people you meet that'll dictate how much you enjoy your first base, not the location.

What is one goal that you have already accomplished, or would like to accomplish, during your Air Force career?

I would like to earn my bachelor's degree in the next couple years; both for myself, but also to provide a good example for my airmen.

Where is the most interesting place you have traveled and why do you feel that way?

Although I was only in Germany for 5 days, I really enjoyed the difference in culture, people and the architecture. Since I was there during July, the weather was also beautiful.

If you had the opportunity to meet anyone in the world, who would it be and why?

Not anyone specific, but a Chief Executive Officer of a top Fortune 500 company. I'd have to do some research to narrow it down, but I'd like their insight on their journey to their current position.