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Combat Airlifter of the Week

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Gregory Kania, 19th
Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems journeyman, was nominated as Combat Airlifter of the Week Dec.19, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Kania exemplifies the Service Before Self core value at all times, regardless of the situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Gregory Kania, 19th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems journeyman, was nominated as Combat Airlifter of the Week Dec.19, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Kania exemplifies the Service Before Self core value at all times, regardless of the situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)

Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. -- Rank and Name: Senior Airman Gregory Kania.
Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron.
Position: aircraft fuel systems journeyman.
Hometown: Pemberton, New Jersey.
Time on Station: One year and five months.
Time in Service: Two years.
Hobbies: Flying radio controlled airplanes, playing and watching football.
Goals: To either become a Pilot or Battlefield Airman.
Core Value: Service Before Self.
Kania exemplifies the Service Before Self core value at all times, regardless of the situation. He is willing to stay late or come in early to ensure mission success. Moreover, he put his dedication to the mission first when he volunteered for a short-notice deployment. Kania stepped up for the deployment with no questions asked, the only thing he knew was he was ready to go.