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Combat Airlifter of the Week: 1st Lt. Joshua Hjelmaas

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

Name and Rank: 1st Lt Joshua Hjelmaas

Unit: 19 AW/JA

Official Duty title: Chief, Adverse Actions

Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Time in service: 7 Months

Time at Little Rock: 7 Months

Goals: Learn to Juggle, run another marathon, get more experience in Operations Law

Hobbies: Swimming, Running, Reading

19th Airlift Wing priority portrayed and why?   

Lt Hjelmaas has taken over the Adverse Actions program with great aplomb, managing the execution of Nonjudicial Punishments and Discharge Actions for 23 units across two Wings. 

In addition to Military Justice, he has worked tirelessly to provide Legal Advice and Legal Instruments such as Wills and Powers of Attorney to the Black Knights family, assisting 11 clients and saving them approximately $1150 in legal fees.