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TRANSIT CENTER AT MANAS, Kyrgyzstan - Meet the Warrior of the Week. Staff Sgt. David Moreno is the contracting officer with the 376th Expeditionary Contracting Squadron, deployed from the 21st Contracting Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. He hails from Los Angeles, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nathan Bevier)
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Warrior of the Week: SSgt Moreno

Posted 7/24/2010   Updated 7/24/2010 Email story   Print story

    


by 376th Air Expeditionary Center Public Affairs

7/24/2010 - TRANSIT CENTER AT MANAS, Kyrgyzstan -- Every week, a member of the 376th Air Expeditionary Wing is selected as the Warrior of the Week. This individual is recognized based on outstanding performance, good conduct, work ethic, and most importantly, for a job well done.

Meet the Warrior of the Week. Staff Sgt. David Moreno is from 376th Expeditionary Contracting Squadron and contracting officer deployed from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. He hails from Los Angeles, Calif.

Here's what Staff Sgt. Moreno has to say about himself and his deployment to the Transit Center at Manas.

What do you do on a daily basis at Manas? 
I Purchase commodities from stateside, overseas, and local venders to fulfill the all customers' requirements.

What do you enjoy about being at Manas?
I enjoy the freedom of being your own boss, as a Contracting Officer, as opposed to being a contract administrator for someone else.

Why did you choose to serve in the military? I chose to serve my country and experience the world.

How do you feel about your contributions to the Transit Center at Manas mission? It feels great to see the appreciation from my customers and the impact my purchases have on their workstations.

Family: Wife, Nicole

Time at Manas: 2 months

Time in military: 5 years

Greatest accomplishment: Putting my wife through college; still being accomplished

Goals you want to achieve or meet while at Manas: Complete my CCAF

Hobbies: Ridding my motorcycle, outdoor recreational activities, experiencing new places.

Your best habit: Performing well under pressure.

Favorite Quote: Measure Twice, Cut Once

Favorite movies: Wizard of OZ (Original), Dr Strangelove, Gattaca, L.A Confidential

Who is your favorite mentor and what did you learn from him/her: Father Peter Banks, what I learned from him was the understanding that my faith will equal my fate. Faith not only in the religious sense, but within myself, in what I do and how well I do it, will evolve into what I am destined for.

If you could spend one hour with any person, who would it be and why:
My mother's step father, so I can thank him for taking in my mother and being a father to her.



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