Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Nathania Munoz
Published August 15, 2011
Family: Husband Andrew Munoz
Hometown: Tularosa, New Mexico
Unit: 355th MDOS
Job title: Medical Technician
Job description: Provides medical and administrative guidance; caring for 8,400 Primary Care Management Team beneficiaries. Performs initial screening of 75 patients daily; records physiological measurements and documents subjective history. Educates patients on potential health risks and provides preventive counseling. Assists providers by performing medical treatments; diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in accordance with facility guidelines. Overseas paraprofessional aspects of Preventive Health Assessment and physical examinations. Facilitates unit orientation and sponsorship program for new personnel. Maintains continuing education requirements for National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications. Supports Air Force Medical Service customer service initiatives.
Most rewarding job aspect: Patient Care
Goals: To become a Medical Officer
Hobbies: Reading and working out
Favorite performer: Denzel Washington
Favorite dish: Tacos
I'm proudest of: My brothers
Best asset: My shining personality
Person I admire most: Mother
Pet peeve: Liars
What I like most about D-M: Being in the middle of California and New Mexico so that I can go home and see my family.
355 MDOS at a glance
Group Commander: Col Gordon Peters
Squadron commander: Lt Col Brian Moore
First Sergeant: SMSgt Elvin Sanders
Squadron Motto: Lightning Care Anywhere!
A1C Munoz has been at Davis-Monthan AFB for 12 months. She arrived here from Technical School and has gone above and beyond our expectations since her arrival. She is the UFPM for Medical Operations Squadron, overseeing 100+ personnel and 6 PTL's. She was chosen as the MDOS queen and helped raise $200 towards the MDG Booster club. A1C Munoz is first to volunteer for medical coverage and has covered several events such as fallen comrade and CoC ceremonies, July 4th celebration and the DM-50 picnic. She also screens patients for one of the busiest providers in Family Practice and serves as an alternate medical and non-medical supply custodian for all of Family Health Clinic monitoring supplies and an annual $14K budget.