News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base
By Senior Airman Kristine M. Gruwell, 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
/ Published August 12, 2019
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nelson Esqueda, 62nd Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster, is recognized as the Combat Airlifter of the Week at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Aug. 9, 2019. Esqueda's core value is Excellence in All We Do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine M. Gruwell)
Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Nelson Esqueda
Unit: 62nd Airlift Squadron
Duty title: C-130J instructor loadmaster
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Time in service: 9 years
Time at Little Rock: 1 year
Goals: Pursue further education
Hobbies: Hiking, working out, sports, reading, and yard work
Air Force Core Value portrayed: Excellence in All We Do
Why was the individual selected and how do they display the core value?
Esqueda has put extensive time and effort to better his shop and squadron by establishing continuity while ensuring compliance. His commitment to following through with students through their formal courses and creating the best loadmasters in the Air Force is unmatched.