Wild Weasel of the Week: Airman 1st Class Bradley Kratz

Base Info
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Bradley Kratz, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle mechanic, stands in front a government vehicle at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 31, 2014. Kratz’s daily responsibilities include performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on all base vehicles in support of flightline activity, base security, snow removal and safety of all personnel on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jordyn Rucker/Released)
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Bradley Kratz, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle mechanic, stands in front a government vehicle at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 31, 2014. Kratz’s daily responsibilities include performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on all base vehicles in support of flightline activity, base security, snow removal and safety of all personnel on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jordyn Rucker/Released)

Wild Weasel of the Week: Airman 1st Class Bradley Kratz

by: Misawa Air Base | .
U.S. Air Force | .
published: November 15, 2014

The 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron chose Airman 1st Class Bradley Kratz, vehicle mechanic, to be their Wild Weasel of the Week.
 
What is your daily mission?
Our mission is to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on all base vehicles in support of flightline activity, base security, snow removal and safety of all personnel on base.
 
What do you enjoy about your job?
I enjoy expanding my knowledge by working on all types of vehicles.
 
Why did you choose to serve in the Air Force?
I wanted the opportunity to travel around the world and the benefits of serving in the military.
 
What is your favorite thing about living in Japan?
My favorite things about living in Japan are Kappa Sushi and the culture.  
 
Who has been your best mentor and what have they taught you?
Staff Sgt. John Stewart and Staff Sgt. Roberto Gonzalez. They have helped me increase my knowledge about my career field and the Air Force.
 
How long have you been stationed at Misawa:  1 year
 
How long have you been in the Air Force: 1 year and 4 months
 
What goals do you want to meet while at Misawa?
Pin on Senior Airman and start college.
 
What goals do you want to meet during your Air Force career?
Obtain my bachelor's degree.
 
Where's your hometown?
Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Supervisor's remarks:
"Airman 1st Class Bradley Kratz has demonstrated superior duty performance since he arrived.  He goes the extra mile to complete every job in a timely manner. His ability to advance in his education, work proficiency, and leadership separates him from his peers." - Staff Sgt. Roberto Gonzalez, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of Heavy Shop.

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