Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Linette Nosim
By Staff Reports, 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
/ Published February 13, 2012
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --
Name: SrA Linette Nosim
Unit: 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron
Job title: Traffic Management Journeyman
Job description and its impact on the mission: Performs traffic management activities such as movement of personnel, eligible dependents, material, and property via military and commercial means. Provides transportation support for more than 3,000 personnel at Osan Air Base and surrounding area.
Time in the military: 5 years, 4 months
Time at Osan: 3 months
DEROS: October 2012
Hometown: Kennewick, Wash.
Hobbies: Playing sports, reading and dancing
Why did you join the military? I wanted to take advantage of the opportunity to travel the world, meet new people and to pursue my educational goals. Joining the military has enabled me to establish discipline for myself as well.
Where do you see yourself in 10 to 20 years? Having completed my degree and married with kids. Career wise I see myself either as a senior NCO, officer or working for the United Nations.
What do you do for fun here? I love to travel and take advantage of the culture. Korea has many sites and areas to explore.
What would you like to change about Osan? The opportunities for Airmen to meet and mingle on base are limited. If I had the power, I would initiate more programs designed for single Airmen to socialize and network with one another.
What is the best part of being at Osan? I love my job and the camaraderie within my section, and I take pride in providing top-notch customer service to those I serve.
What is the most memorable moment of your tour here, so far? Experiencing Seoul during New Year's Eve festivities is a memory that will stay with me for a lifetime. The energy, the excitement; just be to a part of such a huge audience was awesome.
What's your favorite Air Force memory or story? Deploying and working side by side with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. I took pride in knowing I was in direct support of the mission and the overall objective.
What accomplishment are you most proud of? The firewall five's I have received due to my hard work and dedication to the job, deploying and the achievements I have garnered by doing so.
Who are your role models? My mother, Oprah Winfrey, and other women who have overcome adversity and obstacles to pursue their dreams and accomplish their goals.