Panther of the Week: Shaun Cordova
By , 460th Space Wing Public Affairs
/ Published August 10, 2015
BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Name: Shaun Cordova, Water and Fuels Systems technician
Unit: 460th Civil Engineer Squadron
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hobbies: Basketball and spending time with family
Unique fact: Once competed in a Mui Thai Match
Born and raised in Albaquerque, New Mexico, Cordova served in the Air Force from 2003 to 2007, and has worked with the 460th Civil Engineer Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base for the past four years. He enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family, including his 2-year-old son.
Cordova has been a vital asset to the 460th CES backflow preventative maintenance program, testing and certifying 115 devices around the installation and ensuring total security of the base potable water supply from direct and indirect cross contamination. He also oversees and processes timely record accounting for each individual device to the city of Aurora, negating $115K in fines and penalties. As a prior fuels technician in the Air Force, he is a valuable addition to the fuels section, filling a 120-day period as a subject matter expert and taking care of prefentative maintenance and integrity of Bldg. 1054, the base bulk fuel yard and fuel delivery system.
-Tech. Sgt. Steven Javinar, 460th CES.