Fairchild's Finest: Airman 1st Class Ryan D. Schaeberle

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  • By Airman Sean Campbell
  • 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
Rank/ Name:
Airman 1st Class Ryan D. Schaeberle

Unit of assignment: 
92nd Maintenance Squadron

Duty title:
Aerospace Propulsion Journeyman

Hometown and state:
Red Lion, Pennsylvania

What do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?
I am an aerospace propulsion journeyman assigned to the 92nd Maintenance Squadron working with the propulsion shop team. We are responsible for performing periodic inspections and preventative maintenance on the KC-135 Stratotanker, F108 turbofan engines and the auxiliary power units.

What do you enjoy about your job?
I enjoy having the opportunity to learn something new about my every day job and to learn from the men and women who are part of our organization.

Why did you choose to serve in the military?                                 
I chose to join the military to serve my country, to be part of something so great and rich with heritage, and to see the world beyond my state's borders.  I am the third generation in my family to serve in the armed forces and I wanted to continue my family's military legacy by having the opportunity to leave my boot print in our nation's security.

Time in military:
Two years.

What goals do you want to achieve while at Fairchild AFB? 
I would like to make staff sergeant my first time testing and earn my Community College of the Air Force degree.

I enjoy volunteering in the community, fitness and vehicle maintenance.

Your best habit:
My best habit would be finishing tasks I am assigned in a proficient and timely manner.

Who is your favorite mentor and what did you learn from him/her?
My favorite mentor has to be my father. He taught me how to work hard, be humble and to treat everyone with respect and dignity.

What others are saying about this week's Fairchild Finest:
"I chose Schaeberle because I see the blood, sweat and tears he gives to the Air Force's mission day in and day out.  He always has a positive attitude with an optimistic outlook in any situation and has a very strong work ethic. He is the future and the heart of our Air Force and our community needs to be aware of an amazing Airman like him." --Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey T. Delaney