Combat Airlifter of the Week: Capt. Paul Maitland-McKinley

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  • By Senior Airman Jayden Ford
  • 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Name and Rank: Capt. Paul Maitland-McKinley

Unit: 19th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron

Official Duty title: Psychiatrist

Hometown: New York City, New York

Time in service: 1 year and 6 months

Time at Little Rock: 1 year and 6 months

Goals: Become the residency program director

Hobbies: Working out, fitness activities, and eating

19th Airlift Wing priority portrayed and why?

McKinley takes care of the mental resilience for three wings – ensuring that Team Little Rock is mentally resilient. McKinley recently stepped up to fill the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program manager position for approximately six weeks, while maintaining his regular duties. He also covered as the mental health flight commander for two weeks and flawlessly navigated through patient care, administrative duties, and personnel matters. Lastly, McKinley frequently covers public health emergency officer duties, where he acts as a consultant to the wing regarding public health issues and health protection conditions.