Airman Spotlight:Senior Airman Kristin Darby

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Unit: 51st Comptroller Squadron

Job title: Budget Analyst

Job description and its impact on the overall mission: Maintenance Group Budget Analyst. Analyzes MXG status of funds, spend rates, loads funds for travel, government purchase card purchases, and certifies documents for mission critical purchases made by MXG. Job directly supports the mission by ensuring availability of funds for the maintenance of 51st Fighter Wing aircraft.

Time in the military: 4 years

Time at Osan: 9 months

DEROS: October 2013

Family: Husband Brian and daughter Sophia

Hometown: Parsons, Tenn.

Hobbies: Spending time with the family, reading and shopping.

Why did you join the military? Education benefits.

Where do you see yourself in 10 or 20 years? Making at least Master Sergeant in the Air Force!

What do you do for fun here? Spend time with my husband and daughter.

What's your favorite Air Force memory or story? The different relationships I've built with a variety of different people. I've made so many life-long friends in the short time I've served. There isn't a single memory or story that can compete with all the memories I've made with my friends and family

What accomplishment are you most proud of? Being a great mom.

Who are your role models? My family.