Chief Shadow: Staff Sgt. Andrew Gaither

Chief Master Sgt. Vegas Clark, 39th Air Base Wing command chief, greets Staff Sgt. Andrew Gaither, 39th Maintenance Squadron munitions scheduling non-commissioned officer in charge, before beginning his chief shadow day Dec. 11, 2015. Airmen are chosen for the command chief’s shadow program based on their commander’s recommendation about their dedication to the mission and their job. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile)

Chief Master Sgt. Vegas Clark, 39th Air Base Wing command chief, greets Staff Sgt. Andrew Gaither, 39th Maintenance Squadron munitions scheduling non-commissioned officer in charge, before beginning his chief shadow day Dec. 11, 2015. Airmen are chosen for the command chief’s shadow program based on their commander’s recommendation about their dedication to the mission and their job. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey --
Name/rank: Staff Sgt. Andrew Gaither

Squadron: 39th Maintenance Squadron

Job title: NCOIC Munitions Scheduler

Job description and how do you contribute to the 39 ABW's mission?
I schedule maintenance and inspections for North Atlantic Treaty Organization stockpiles and weapons storage. Forecast and schedule higher headquarters time compliance technical order, Time Changes and Special inspections on equipment. Manages Integrated MX Data system for 219 assets to include AGE and munitions handling trailers.

What is one thing you hope to accomplish while at Incirlik? 
I hope to accomplish and complete my course 15 prior to my PCS.

What has been your biggest lesson learned in the Air Force? 
The biggest lesson I've learned in the Air Force is that you have to take control of your career, be proactive not reactive!

Who inspires you? 
My family inspires and motivates me to the fullest.

What is your number one goal? 
My number one goal is to be successful, no matter what I do, I want to always try my hardest and give 100 percent.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? 
I see myself in 10 years continuing to serve my country and my Air Force community.

Leadership message: 
Professional attitude and appearance. President of squadron booster club. Exemplifies Air Force core values. His leadership skills put him above his peers.