Fairchild's Finest: Staff Sgt. Lei Annie Hachtel

  • Published
  • By Airman 1st Class Taylor Bourgoeus
  • 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

Fairchild's Finest is a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing members of Team Fairchild.

Staff Sgt. Lei Annie Hachtel

Unit of assignment:
92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron

Duty title:
Vehicle Operations Control Center Support Supervisor

Hometown and state:
Manila, Philippines

What do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild Air Force Base?
I create work schedules, assign operators on approved transportation requests and mentor and interact with younger Airmen.

What do you enjoy about your job?
I get to talk and interact with the Airmen at the shop, some of whom are fairly new to the military.

Why did you choose to serve in the military?
I chose to serve for the education and travel.

Time in military:
10 years.

What goals do you want to achieve or meet while at Fairchild AFB?
I would like to complete my Bachelor's Degree by next summer.

Reading romance fiction novels.

Your best habit:
Waking up at 0530 every morning (including weekends and holidays) because sleeping in is overrated.

Who is your favorite mentor and what did you learn from him/her?
Retired Senior Master Sgt. Ronnie Davis - "What does the AFI say?" He taught me to always use Air Force Instruction references for all processes.

What others are saying about this week's Fairchild Finest:
"SSgt Hachtel is the reason that the LRS has a stellar on-time rate for all annual reports; her attention to detail and motivation truly made life easy for the leadership team here at the squadron. She is top-notch" - Master Sgt Adam Forbes, 92nd LRS first sergeant.