Combat Airlifter of the Week: Wayne Bridges

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  • By Airman Isabell A. Nutt
  • 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Name and Rank: Wayne Bridges

Unit: 19th Civil Engineer Squadron

Official Duty Title: Airmen Dorm Leader

Hometown: Hot Springs, Arkansas

Time in service: 20 years active-duty and two years as a civilian

Time at Little Rock: 20+ years

Goals: To be the best ADL I can be and to restore a 1959 Jaguar

Hobbies: Restoring antique cars

19th Airlift Wing priority portrayed and why?

As an Airmen Dorm Leader, Bridges engages with his dorm Airmen every day to ensure that all of their needs are being met and there are no issues in their room or across campus. Additionally, he has assisted in the new dorm construction by identifying multiple errors and oversights. He has also spent countless hours working with the Suddenlink VP to provide better internet service to more than 400 dorm residents.