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Airman 1st Class Kayla Winston, 460th MSG, is Team Buckley's Warrior of the Week for May 3

Airman 1st Class Kayla Winston, a knowledge operations manager with the 460th Mission Support Group, is Team Buckley's Warrior of the Week for May 3. (Courtesy photo)

Airman 1st Class Kayla Winston, a knowledge operations manager with the 460th Mission Support Group, is Team Buckley's Warrior of the Week for May 3. (Courtesy photo)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Airman 1st Class Kayla Winston, a knowledge operations manager with the 460th Mission Support Group, is Team Buckley's Warrior of the Week for May 3. Airman Winston is from Dresden, Tenn., and has served in the Air Force for two years, four months. She enjoys any and everything to do with being outdoors.

Why was Airman Winston nominated for Warrior of the Week?

"Airman Winston is an extraordinary Airman, who possesses relentless drive to excel. She has an irreplaceable work ethic and strives to provide superior support to her customers. Whether in the mission support group or working in the Installation Control Center, her performance has been key to mission success," said Lt. Col. William Morrison II, 460th MSG deputy commander.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

A big part of my job is customer support, and with that I get to help many people every day. This is something I really enjoy doing.

What accomplishment are you most proud of?

My most proud accomplishment is that I'm actually doing something with my life and I'm doing it the right way.

Why is serving your country important to you?

My mom served in the U.S. Army for 17 years and following in her footsteps is something I always wanted to do. More importantly, I'm doing something that's bigger than myself.

What are your personal and career goals?

I'm working on completing my Community College of the Air Force degree and then I want to go on to complete my bachelor's degree in nutrition science. My current career goal is to complete my current career in knowledge operations and apply that knowledge to the next career field I choose.

Is there any advice you'd like to give fellow Airmen?

Take every chance possible to learn and grow, because some chances only come once.
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