Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Alex Hardgrove

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  • By Airman 1st Class Saisha Cornett
  • 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Name and Rank: Senior Airman Alex Hardgrove

Unit: 19th Maintenance Group

Official Duty title: Maintenance Operations Center Controller

Hometown: Wenatchee, WA

Time in service: 6 years, 9 months

Time at Little Rock: 6 years, 6 months

Goals: Making Staff and becoming a Flying Crew Chief

Hobbies: Video games and hiking

Within the past six months, Hardgrove has operated as the senior controller for three deployments in support of emerging events.

Additionally, Alex recently completed his Green Belt training and is pursuing a CPI event to complete his certification. 

Finally, Hardgrove is actively pursuing his Community College of the Air Force, most recently achieving an ‘A’ in College Algebra which leaves him with four classes left to complete his degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology.