Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Andrea Leon-Alava

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  • By Airman 1st Class Isabell A. Nutt
  • 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Name and Rank: Andrea M. Leon-Alava, SrA

Unit: 19th Force Support Squadron 

Official Duty title: Career Development Technician

Hometown: Quito, Ecuador

Time in service: 3 years 7 months

Time at Little Rock: 3 years 2 months

Goals: Traveling and continuing education in graphic design

Hobbies: Hiking, listening to music, podcasts, exploring new places and food.

19th Airlift Wing priority portrayed and why?

As a 19th Force Support Squadron career development technician, Leon has processed over 120 assignments for TLR personnel. She coordinates with 30 base agencies to ensure all members and their dependents are cleared for their assignment.

Additionally, as the sole trainer for three programs within Career Development, she trained four new personnel while preparing for the most recent ROCKI. During this exercise, she was responsible for the accountability of over 300 personnel.

Finally, she assisted the Drug Demand Reduction agency with the Red Ribbon Campaign to deliver $82,000 worth of products to seven schools across central Arkansas.