By Senior Airman Kristine M. Gruwell, 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
/ Published March 09, 2020
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austin Wilson, 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 4 communication; countermeasures and navigation instructor, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 24, 2020. Wilson's extensive knowledge and tireless efforts have facilitated the inter-command partnership between Air Education and Training Command and Air Mobility Command to ensure future maintainers to ensure readiness for the fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine M. Gruwell)
Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Austin Wilson
Unit: 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 4
Official Duty title: Communication, countermeasures and navigation instructor
Hometown: Mooresville, Indiana
Time in service: 5 years
Time at Little Rock: 4 years
Goals: Complete information technology degree and promote to senior master sergeant
Hobbies: Dirt biking, hiking and working on computers
19th Airlift Wing priority portrayed and why?
Wilson was pivotal to building and implementing the first Air Education and Training Command Block 8.1 training course for the 19th Maintenance Group. His extensive knowledge and tireless efforts have facilitated the inter-command partnership to ensure future maintainers to ensure readiness for the fight. Wilson also filled in exceptionally well as the unit’s computer support technician for over 100 computers and tablets, all while working toward to completing his teaching internship.