Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Jacob Logan

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Unit: 51 FW/OC

Job title: Emergency Actions Controller

Job description and its impact on the overall mission: My job is to disseminate time critical information to agencies around the base while also up-channeling pertinent information to the MAJCOM and Air Force levels. I ensure that wing leadership is kept abreast on events happening on base. I also conduct base wide notifications to ensure the widest dissemination of information through notification systems such as the giant voice.

Time in the military: 4 years

Time at Osan: 2 months

DEROS: Dec 2011

Family: Active duty wife (Stacey) and 1 1/2 year old daughter Erica

Hometown: Decatur, Ill.

Hobbies: I enjoy working on computers and electronics. I'm also an avid collector of classic gaming consoles.

Why did you join the military?
I joined for a stable job with great job security in a not so stable economic job market.

Where do you see yourself in 10 or 20 years? In that time I intend to have joined the SNCO tier to better serve the Airman I work with and have returned to Asia to retire.

What do you do for fun here? I enjoy going bowling and when the weather warms up I plan on going on many ITT tours to see all that I can of South Korea.

What's your favorite Air Force memory or story?
When I was deployed to Iraq and was able to be on the phone with my wife while she gave birth.

What accomplishment are you most proud of? At this point in my career making SSgt my first time was a great accomplishment that has brought me to a level where I can now lead Airman and teach them what I have learned and help them with their progression through the Air Force.

Who are your role models?
My role models are CMSgt Lee Lopez, MSgt Juan Silva, and MSgt Jennie Barlow