Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Jaden Taronji

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

Name and Rank: A1C Jaden Taronji

Unit: 61st Airlift Squadron

Official Duty title: Mission Loadmaster

Hometown: Bronx, New York City

Time in service: 2 years

Time at Little Rock: 1 year and 4 months

Goals: Earn his degree in Aerospace Engineering and progress in amateur boxing

Hobbies: Traveling, boxing, and playing Destiny.

19th Airlift Wing priority portrayed and why?  Taronji executed a real world AE mission movement of 16 patients to provide them with higher echelon care.

Additionally, he delivered the Thunderbirds support team to the first-ever Volaria Airshow in Montreal, Canada, showcasing airpower to 40K attendees.

Finally, Taronji sustained redeploy operations for exercises Angel de los Andes and Relampago by moving 35K lbs of cargo and equipment.