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 August 4, 2017 is SrA Jessica Bustamante from 673 SGCS.
Duty Title: Surgical Service Technician
Time in Service: 2 years, 11 months.
Last Duty Station: JBER is her first duty station
- SrA Bustamante serves as an operating room technician currently matrixed to the Surgical Specialties Flight and is the only 4N1X0 in the flight. In this position, she has developed a close working relationship with two general surgeons, screened 282 clinical evaluation patients and prepped/operated 59 surgical cases, providing care valued at $487K. Additionally, she augmented the sole wound care nurse by receiving training on complex dressings and wound compression, enabling the treatment of 370 VA and retired patients. Furthermore, SrA Bustamante is currently one class away from completing her CCAF and will be testing soon for her Central Service Technician Certification. As an AFSA committee member, she organized a Fisher House Dinner for 19 families visiting their loved ones in the hospital. Moreover, she frequently volunteers at the Beans Café and has volunteered for the VA Health Fair giving back to the veterans that came before us.