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Combat Airlifter of the Week: A1C Zachary Pampuro

Combat Airlifter of the Week

A1C Zachary Pampuro, 41st Airlift Squadron C-130J Loadmaster, is nominated as the Combat Airlifter of the Week Oct. 30, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.


Name and Rank:  A1C Zachary Pampuro

Unit: 41 AS

Duty title: C-130J Loadmaster

Hometown: Berlin, CT

Time in service: 13 months

Time at Little Rock: 7 months

Goals: Completing Bachelor's degree

Hobbies: Surfing, Knitting, Mountain Biking

Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence

How does the individual portray the core value?

While only in the unit for a short time Zachary has exhibited an extraordinary work ethic that goes above and beyond his peers. During his first weeks in the unit he took the initiative to seek out and complete additional training to enhance his technical knowledge.   His drive also motivated him to complete initial and mission qualifications training in minimal time. A1C Pampuro has truly become a vital part of the 41st Airlift team since his recent graduation from C-130J technical training.