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Combat Airlifter of the Week: A1C Matthew Head

A1C Head

189th AW CES CAW


Rank/Name: Airman 1st Class Matthew Head

Unit: 189th Airlift Wing Civil Engineer Squadron

Guard Status: Traditional

Job Title: Emergency Management Apprentice

Civilian Employment: Arkansas Department of Emergency Management

Position:  Duty Officer

Hometown:  Vilonia, Ark.

Time on Station: 1 year and 8 months

Hobbies/goals:  Being outdoors and spending time with family and friends

Most Rewarding Part of My Job: Making a difference in our community

Why I Joined the Guard: After an EF2 and an EF4 tornado left a path of destruction in my hometown, I wanted a career that would be involved in local disaster relief efforts. The National Guard offered that opportunity.

Core Value/ Comments: Excellence in All We Do: I am proud to be a member of the 189th AW CES because we display this core value in all that we do.