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Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Jacob Fisher

A man wearing the Airman Battle Uniform fits a gas mask on another man wearing the Airman Battle Uniform.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jacob Fisher, 189th Medical Group bioenvironmental engineering technician, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, April 22, 2019. Fisher’s most rewarding part of his job is conducting preventative medicine studies to provide recommendations and reduce health risks to personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jessica Condit)


Name and Rank: Senior Airman Jacob Fisher

Unit: 189th Medical Group

Duty title: Bioenvironmental engineering technician

Hometown: Vilonia, Arkansas

Time in service: 2 years, 6 months

Time at Little Rock: 2 years, 6 months

Goals: Become an officer and fly for the Air Force.

Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, spending time with family and friends, and flying.

Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do

Why was the individual selected and how do they display the core value?

Senior Airman Jacob Fisher exhibits all Air Force core values, but one most observed is Excellence in All We Do. We say Integrity First, but if we display Excellence in All We Do, Integrity would never be an issue. Senior Airman Fisher accomplished all six volumes of his five level career development courses prior to the required completion date and tested at an average of 96 percent. When organizing a medical group function, he is always first to volunteer as the physical training leader and is always willing to help where it is needed most with a notable smile. As a bioenvironmental engineering technician, Senior Airman Fisher conducts gas-mask-fit testing for wing service members who are filling mobility unit type codes, ensuring the potential for hazardous chemical exposure is eliminated with a proper fitting gas mask. Senior Airman Fisher is a full-time student at Henderson State University, finishing his junior year with a grade point average of 3.3 and majoring in aviation. 

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