Panther of the Week: Capt. Nathan S. Reynolds
By , 460th Space Wing Public Affairs
/ Published November 19, 2014
BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Name: Capt. Nathan S. Reynolds, 460th Medical Group Logistics and Readiness Flight commander
Length of Service: Six years
Hometown: Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Hobbies: Reading, running, sailing, backpacking and spending time with his family
Unique fact: He served on a two-year service mission in Bolivia.
Panther at a Glance: Reynolds grew up around the world in the Air Force as his dad flew the special operations MC-130H Combat Talon II. While studying at Brigham Young University, Utah, Nathan met his wife, Lisa, and they now have three daughters, to include 1-year-old twins. Nathan began his military career as a missileer at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, where he served as a missile operations instructor and flight commander. One of his most rewarding experiences in the Air Force was when he "pressed the red button" for a Minuteman III ICBM test launch. Desirous to contribute to healthcare, he seized the opportunity to cross-train into Air Force hospital administration, the Medical Service Corps, and interned for a year at the largest Air Force healthcare facility, Travis Air Force Base, California. He loves contributing to Buckley's "Persistent Global Surveillance" mission as the medical logistics and readiness flight commander in the 460th Medical Group.
"Reynolds knocked it out of the park last week as the lead coordinator for the Air Force medical health facility assessment visit. He was lauded by the team chief for the successful coordination of activities that involved organizing meetings and representation from Air Force Space Command, Air Force Reserve Command and the Colorado Air National Guard. He personally organized and facilitated departmental interviews with 18 sections of the 460th MDG, 140th MDG, and 310th Mission Support Group and Aerospace Medicine Flight. His efforts coordinating a site visit of the team to Schriever Air Force Base was critical to the development of a comprehensive understanding of requirements integral to the movement of the 460th MDG onto Buckley AFB. His organizational skills led to all stakeholders getting a voice in a project that will result in the relocation of 250 members from the 310th and 460th under a $8.1 million project."
- Lt. Col. Alvin Scott, 460th Medical Support Squadron commander