Salutes & Awards

March 24, 2012

Warrior of the Week Condra


Kurt-Condra

Staff Sgt. Kurt Condra
99th Communications Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
Project Manager

Time at Nellis: 2 years

Time in Air Force:  8 years

Hometown: Jacksonville, N.C.

 

What does your job consist of?  

I manage communication installation requirements and projects for Nellis AFB.

 

Why did you join the Air Force?  

A family history of service and career outlook made the military an easy choice for me to pursue.

 

What are your Air Force goals?

I want to meet or beat my father’s career of 25 years and E-8.

 

Who is your role model? 

My father and grandfather are my role models.

 

What is one thing you wish you were told when you joined the service? 

I think individuals should know that it is not guaranteed that you will stay in your career field.

 

What is your dream job and why? 

My dream job is product improvement and testing “” to be able to put something to its limits and find ways to push that limit even further.

 

If you won a million dollars, what is the first thing you would buy? 

I would buy my house “” no more house payments!

 

What motivates you at work? 

To be able to have something to show for at the end of the day is my motivator.

 

Staff Sgt. Condra’s supervisor says:

“Staff Sgt. Condra is a dedicated worker and maintains a professional image at all times.  He has proven to be a very proficient trainer for new personnel assigned to his section.  He is constantly involved in unit and community activities.  There is no doubt that SSgt Condra will have a long and successful career in the Air Force.”




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