News>Fairchild Deployed: Airman 1st Class Michael Shipton
Airman 1st Class Michael Shipton is a 376th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. He is a native of Grove City, Pa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman/Released)
6/1/2012 - TRANSIT CENTER AT MANAS -- Every week, a member of the 376th Air Expeditionary Wing is selected as the Warrior of the Week. This individual is recognized based on outstanding performance, good conduct, work ethic and most importantly, for a job well done.
Meet the Warrior of the Week -- Airman 1st Class Michael Shipton is a 376 Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft maintenance apprentice from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. He is a native of Grove City, Pa.
Here's what Shipton had to say about himself and his deployment.
What do you do on a daily basis at the Transit Center? I quickly and safely generate aircraft.
Why did you choose to serve in the military? I chose to serve in the military to honor a family tradition and gain tools to further my education.
What do you enjoy about being at the Transit Center? I enjoy the opportunity to improve in my career field.
How do you feel about your contributions to the Transit Center mission and current operations in the AOR? I feel proud of my accomplishments here at the Transit Center and knowing that I have a direct effect in aiding troops on the ground.