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Combat Airlifter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Ryan Dewey

A man in the Airman Battle Uniform stands in front of a desk.

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Dewey,19th Medical Group executive officer, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Sept. 10, 2018. Dewey exemplifies the Air Force core value of Excellence in All We Do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristine M. Gruwell)


Name and Rank: Tech Sgt. Ryan Dewey

Unit:19th Medical Group

Duty title: 19th Medical Group executive officer     

Hometown: Puyallup, Washington

Time in service: 17 years

Time at Little Rock: 5 years

Goals: Complete masters degree before retiring. 

Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, anything outdoors and spending time with his wife and four children

Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do

How does the individual portray the core value? Tech. Sgt. Ryan Dewey is an outstanding noncommissioned officer who embodies excellence. His superb management of the groups OPR/EPR program, as well the Task Management Tool, ensured the medical group's compliance with wing and headquarters Air Force tasks. Additionally, under his guidance as an Occupational Health Consultant, the Wing was able to avoid $53 million in federal fines.