56th Medical Operations Squadron
Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman
Hometown: Urbana, Ohio
Years in service: Two
Family: Husband, Airman 1st Class Miguel Rodriguez
Education: Currently attending Rio Salado Community College for bachelorâ€™s degree in nursing
Inspirations: Dr. Seuss, his books are cheerful and make people smile.
Goals: To become a registered nurse and help those in need.
Greatest feat: Running in the Ryanâ€™s House Marathon to promote care and donations for children with life threatening injuries.
Self-description: Creative, motivated, and an unwillingness to give up.
Famous last words: â€œIn three words I can sum up everything Iâ€™ve learned about life: it goes on. â€“Robert Frost
Off-duty interests: Exercising, baking, and mixed martial arts.
Commanderâ€™s name and comments: â€œAirman Rodriguez has shown qualities of a leader and surpasses her peers with her dedication and hard work in the pediatric clinic,â€ said Col. Nicola Choate, 56th Medical Operations Squadron commander. â€œSheâ€™s an individual who upholds the core values to a high degree, and drives others to strive for excellence. Rodriguez maintains the safety program, a duty for an NCO, and ensures the safety of others in the work area.â€