Each week the 673 ABW Commander selects an Air Base wing Airman who has been doing an exceptional job supporting our JBER mission partners.
The Arctic Warrior of the Week for March 10, 2017 is SrA Nicholas Panula from 673 DS.
Duty Title: Dental Laboratory Journeyman
Time in Service: 4 years, 1 month
Last Duty Station: Lackland AFB, TX
- SrA Panula flawlessly fabricated 181 oral prostheses, directly contributing to the wing’s 99% dental readiness rate. Additionally, he helped teach good oral hygiene habits to 200 local youth by participating in the National Children's Dental Health Month. Furthermore, SrA Panula preserves hand and foot stone models for parents who have suffered a fetal demise. Moreover, he volunteered with the Identity organization, raising money to help empower the local LGBT community. Finally, SrA Panula hand-crafted table centerpieces for the Chief Master Sergeant recognition ceremony.