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December 7, 2012

Warrior of the Week

Airman 1st Class Jonathan J. Bailey


Family: Married; no children
Hometown: Floodwood, MN
Unit: 355 Security Forces Squadron
Job title: Response Force Member
Job description: Safeguard personnel and property including protection level resources valued over $32 billion dollars—most in the DoD. Provide anti-terrorism and force protection for 18,000 military and civilian personnel. Enforce standards of conduct. Conduct installation entry/exit control point checks, ID checks, vehicle searches and apprehend/search suspects. Provide first response to security incidents and disaster areas. Establish cordons and control emergency entry/exit on-scene.
Most rewarding job aspect:
Knowing the importance and impact I have doing my job defending the people and resources on base.
Goals: Improving myself to support my wife and potential children I may have in the future.
Hobbies: Watching obscure movies, reading horror books and playing a variety of video games.
Favorite performer: Actor: Jim Carrey Music: Tom Petty
Favorite dish: Creamy turkey wild rice soup
I’m proudest of: How well I’ve improved and progressed over the last few months of my Air Force career.
Best Asset: I’m a quick learner and have a good understanding of protocols and job requirements—which is a must in the Security Forces career field.
Person I admire most: Author Joe Hill
Pet Peeve: Hard-headed and narrow minded people
What I like most about D-M: I love the people on Davis-Monthan…it’s a great mix!
355th SFS at a glance
Group Commander: Colonel Greg A. Williams
Squadron commander: Major David M. Lederer
First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Scott A. Ragnone
Squadron Motto: “In Peace or in War” Deploy highly trained and capable combat-ready forces worldwide and execute superb Integrated Defense operations at home-station 24/7/365.




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