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 6, 2018 is A1C Katherine Hernandez from 673 Medical Support Squadron..
Duty Title: Information Systems Technician
Time in Service: 1 year and 5 months
Last Duty Station: JBER is her first duty location
- A1C Hernandez works in the Information Systems Flight, where she provides computer support for 1.3K DoD and VA users. She reported to the systems flight as a Technical Training Graduate, completed her 5-level CDCs, and attained her Security+ certification in under 5 months; a feat that is typically spread out over an 11 month period. As a Medical Group Network Administrator, A1C Hernandez oversaw the asset management of 569 devices, and assisted in the Windows 10 upgrade, helping her flight meet the DoD/CIO’s mandate more than two weeks ahead of schedule. Furthermore, A1C Hernandez has been entrusted as a Government Purchase Cardholder where she assists in executing a $90K annual budget, while validating Information Technology requirements. Exemplifying the Whole Airman concept, she has contributed more than 16 hours to JBADD, saving a total of 37 service members’ lives and careers. She also serves as a Junior Achievement mentor, providing economics and free enterprise lessons to 25 elementary school students.