Salutes & Awards

January 18, 2013

Diamond Sharp

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Name/Squadron: Senior Airman Mykal D. Sequeira / 355 LRS
First Sergeant: Senior Master Sgt. John Skaggs
Duty Title: Air Terminal Service Representative
When Joined the AF: February, 2003
Hometown: Converse, TX
Hobbies: Working out, education, and electronics
Selection Reasons: – Airman Sequeira is always going above and beyond his duties as an ADP Deployment Instructor. He uses his instructing abilities to help mentor high school students struggling with math on his off duty time. He leaned forward to assist another 355th unit with applying for a Air Transportability Test Loading Activity (ATTLA) certification letter for a new model of equipment although it is a shipper’s responsibility. His proven subject matter expert in the shipping/certifying of hazardous cargo for air transportation has been praised by MSG leadership.
– Completed courses via online in engineering field in pursuit of his BA degree so it would not hinder or distract from his duties. He is always volunteering for Habit for Humanity and MADD as a way to give back to his community. Airman Sequeira embodies a totally involved professional!




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