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Desert Lightning Team's Warrior of the Week: Senior Airman Jesse Chen

Senior Airman Jesse Chen

Senior Airman Jesse Chen

Mom: Teresa
Dad: Stephen
Brother: Joshua
Brother: Justin
Brother: Sabastion
Sister: Tabitha

Manhattan, NY

41 ECS

Job title:
Airborne Cryptologic Linguist (Arabic)

Job description:
As an Airborne Cryptologic Linguist, it is my job to provide target area knowledge and to relate time sensitive signals intelligence on board the platform.

Most rewarding job aspect:
The most rewarding aspect of my job is the fact that I can play an intricate role in an ever changing theatre of war and to have an impact on ensuring our victories within them.

I plan on building on my AA Degree from The Defense Language Institute and completing my BA in Business by the end of my initial enlistment. I will then take the degree earned and combine it with skills that the USAF has equipped me with and possibly pursue a career as a commissioned officer in the Air Force.

Judo, Weight-Lifting, Basketball, and Running.

Favorite Sports Team:
Miami Heat

Favorite performer:
Jonathan Davis

Favorite dish:
Country-Fried Steak

I'm proudest of:
My athleticism and intellectual aptitude.

Best asset:
My eagerness to learn and to better myself.

Person I admire most:
Chuck Norris

Pet peeve:
Grammatical Errors

What I like most about D-M:
I like the location of Davis-Monthan AFB and the weather in the local area.

41st Electronic Combat Squadron at a glance

55th Electronic Combat Group commander
Col Dean Worley

Squadron commander
Lt Col Walter Kirschman

First Sergeant
MSgt Joshua Paul