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Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Anthoney Carvalho

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Anthoney Carvalho, 19th Airlift Wing Command Post junior emergency actions controller, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Oct. 19, 2018. Carvalho's core value is Excellence in All We Do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)


Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Anthoney Carvalho

Unit: 19th Airlift Wing Command Post

Duty title: Junior Emergency Actions Controller

Hometown: Bruce, Mississippi

Time in service: 1 year, 4 months

Time at Little Rock: 1 year

Goals: Finishing engineer degree, 20-year Air Force career and retire before age 40

Hobbies: All outdoor activities and spending time with friends

Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence In All We Do

How does the individual portray the core value? Carvalho flawlessly executes command and control to the home of Agile Combat Airlift.  Last week, as an integral member of the command post team, Carvalho  coordinated support resources for the hurricane evacuation of 34 aircraft and 240 personnel. Carvalho's daily responsibilities include flight following for three airlift wings, mass notification in times of emergency and operational reporting to higher headquarters.