News>Fairchild's Finest: Airman 1st Class Randall Lewallen
Airman 1st Class Randall Lewallen, 92nd Maintenance Squadron fuel systems apprentice, installs a pressure door on a KC-135 Stratotanker at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Jan. 28, 2013. Installing a pressure door helps find the exit point of any fuel leaks to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Janelle Patiño)
What do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild Air Force Base? I maintain Fairchild's fleet of KC-135 tankers.
What do you enjoy about your job? I enjoy the excitement of learning a new job that involves working on multi- million dollar aircrafts.
Why did you choose to serve in the military? I chose to serve in the military to support me and my wife's education goals while getting to serve the greatest country on earth.
What goals do you want to achieve or meet while at the Fairchild AFB? My goals are to earn BTZ, complete CCAF degree, and experience an Air force deployment.
What is your favorite quote? "Be the change you wish to see in the world."- Gandhi
Who is your favorite mentor and what did you learn from him/her? My most influential mentor is my Father. He taught me to never quit and to always persevere if I want to be successful.
If you could spend one hour with any person, who would it be and why? I would like to spend an hour with my Uncle who died before I was born. I want to know the kind of person he was and why he was such a positive influence on my father.