Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Jean Risinger

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --

Name: Staff Sgt. Jean Risinger

Unit: 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron

Job title: Public Health Technician

Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I conduct preventive health assessments for 5,300 personnel to maximize their wellbeing and to ensure readiness with a 99% compliance rate. I make sure Airmen are fit for duty and medically ready to fight, and win tonight.

Time in the military: 10 years

Time at Osan:
3 months

DEROS: January 2013

Family: My two sons, Devon and Nathan, and my goldfish Biscuit.

Hometown: Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Hobbies: Gym, eating, dancing, and long walks in Songtan

Why did you join the military? Education and travel. Thus far, I am achieving my goal.

Where do you see yourself in 10 or 20 years? Retired, on a beach, and sun bathing in Hawaii.

What do you do for fun here? Sightseeing.

What's your favorite Air Force memory or story? Basic training which taught me self discipline, teamwork and followership.

What accomplishment are you most proud of? CCAF and Pre Nursing Degrees.

Who are your role models? My parents and my Air Force mentors.