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 April 14, 2017 is A1C Andrea Payne from 773 CES.
Duty Title: Emergency Mgmt Journeyman
Time in Service: 2 years, 1 month
Last Duty Station: JBER is her first duty station
- A1C Payne is an Emergency Management Journeyman and has conducted 24 Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear survival skills classes, preparing 335 Arctic Warriors for deployment. She is the main conduit for JBER’s Local Emergency Response Operations program, qualifying 79 Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Unit Control Center members in command and control operations. Additionally, A1C Payne maintains $9M worth of communications and security equipment in the primary and alternate EOCs, facilitating a common operating picture and emergency response capability for 32K personnel spanning a 74K acre installation. Finally, she is an advocate for youth activities; coaching soccer and leading a YMCA mentor program dedicating 72 hours to 39 athletes.