Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Geoffrey Vorisek

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

Name and Rank: Senior Airman Geoffrey Vorisek 

Unit: 19th Maintenance Squadron

Official Duty title: C-130J Journeyman

Hometown: Linesville, Pennsylvania

Time in service: 2 years, 5 months

Time at Little Rock: 2 years

Goals: Send daughter to college

Hobbies: Hunting, being outdoors, and spending time with family

As a C-130 journeyman with the 19th Maintenance Squadron, Vorisek remedied an equipment deficit for five F-16 aircraft during the Thunder over the Rock Airshow. By sourcing a local company to provide emergency system servicing, he ensured the main event for 277K patrons.

Additionally, Vorisek partnered with 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron technicians to rectify a flight control malfunction. He guided two Airmen in the replacement of an indication component, alleviating personnel shortfalls, and bolstering qualifications by 25 percent.

Finally, Vorisek is dedicated to enhancing the 19th Airlift Wing's spiritual readiness. He effectively led 16 religious youth courses and provided mentorship to nine individuals. His unwavering commitment fosters resiliency and contributes to the expansion of the base Chapel's positive impact.