Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Kyle Kiefer

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

Name and Rank:  SrA. Kyle  Kiefer

Unit: 61st Airlift Squadron

Official Duty title: C-130J loadmaster

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Time in service: 2 years 10 months

Time at Little Rock: 2 years 5 months

Goals: Eventually become an Instructor Loadmaster, start college courses and continue to build confidence in his work.

Hobbies: Video games, hanging out with friends and traveling

19th Airlift Wing priority portrayed and why?

SrA. Kiefer is a critical member of the Green Hornet's mission generation process. He works in the Unit’s Tactics section where he leads 16 Airmen daily and is responsible for their personal and professional development concerning airland and airdrop tactics.  The expertise and dynamic leadership of Kiefer is key to the unit’s $136 million flight-hour program that support higher headquarter missions and local training lines.