Airman Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Kevin Pressgrove

Staff Sgt. Kevin Pressgrove, 51st Communications Squadron

Staff Sgt. Kevin Pressgrove, 51st Communications Squadron (U.S. Air Force Photo by/Staff Sgt. Daylena Gonzalez)

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Name: Staff Sgt. Kevin Pressgrove

Unit: 51st Communications Squadron

Job title: Unit Education and Training Manager

Job description and its impact on the overall mission: Unit education and training program management and analysis. Analyzing past /current trends and shortfalls and managing upgrade and ancillary training provides the military with highly skilled airmen who are ready to fight tonight!

Time in the military: 10 yrs

Time at Osan: 9 months

DEROS: September 2011

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Hobbies: Singing/sports

Why did you join the military? Education/career

Where do you see yourself in 10 or 20 years: 10 yrs - Retired and starting a second career as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) of a large firm.

What do you do for fun here? I help run Karaoke/DJ at the Mustang and Challenger clubs.

What's your favorite Air Force memory or story? I really enjoyed being part of the cadre/OPFOR for the Expeditionary Combat Skills Training (ECST) with my Security Forces family at Pope AFB January 2007 - August 2010.

What accomplishment are you most proud of? My accomplishment I am most proud of is obtaining my CCAF in Education and Training Management and Bachelor's degree in Multidisciplinary Studies. (Music, Education and Social Sciences). I have started my Masters degree in Management of Information Technology with a specialization in Systems and Services.

Who are your role models? God, my father (retired AF Air Traffic Controller), and anyone else who I feel I can learn good values, ethics and knowledge from.