TCM Warrior of the Week - A1C Wayne Abrams
TRANSIT CENTER AT MANAS, Kyrgyzstan - Meet the Warrior of the Week - Airman 1st Class Wayne Abrams. Airman Abrams is a 376th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Security Forces member deployed from the 35th Security Forces Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan. He hails from New York. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stacy Moless)
Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Wayne Abrams



by 376th Air Expeditionary Wing
Public Affairs


2/11/2011 - 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. Airman 1st Class Wayne Abrams is a 376th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Security Forces Member deployed from 35th Security Forces Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan. He hails from New York.

Here's what Airman Abrams has to say about himself and this deployment to the Transit Center at Manas.

What do you do on a daily basis at Manas? I work as an entry controller and Security Forces Member, ensuring the safety of all personnel on the installation.

What do you enjoy about being at Manas? Meeting all of the new people from different branches of the military and the job that I get to do.

Why did you choose to serve in the military? To further my education and because I believe in doing my part to insure the freedoms my country enjoys.

How do you feel about your contributions to the Manas mission and the Global War on Terrorism? Or How does what you do contribute to the GWOT mission? My job is to detect and deter threats against the installation and its personnel. This is a job that I take great pride in.

Family: Mother, Father; 3 sisters and two brothers

Time at Manas: Approximately 2 weeks

Time in military: Approximately 10 months

Greatest accomplishment: Making my mother proud by doing something good with my life.

Goals you want to achieve or meet while at Manas: Working on my professional development (5 Level) and taking advantage of the educational opportunities available at the LRC on base.

Hobbies: Boxing and Basketball

Your best habit: Being polite and sociable

Favorite movies: Daredevil

Who is your favorite mentor and what did you learn from him/her: TSgt Adams from my home unit. He taught me how to adapt as a new military member and how to adjust to military life. He has been a great help.

If you could spend one hour with any person, who would it be and why: My great grandmother Princess Adams, she had a great impact on my childhood.