Wild Weasel of the Week: Airman 1st Class Taylor Moore

Each week a member of the 35th Fighter Wing is selected as the Wild Weasel of the Week. This individual is recognized based on superior performance, outstanding work ethic, and overall good conduct and discipline.

The 35th Maintenance Squadron chose Airman 1st Class Taylor Moore, aerospace ground equipment journeyman, as their Wild Weasel of the Week.

What is your daily mission?
To inspect, maintain and deliver AGE in support of flightline operations.

What do you enjoy about your job?
The daily challenges of trouble shooting and repairing the sometimes complex mechanical units of the AGE flight.

Why did you choose to serve in the Air Force?
To further my knowledge and education of mechanics, along with the opportunity to see the world.

What is your favorite thing about living in Japan? 
The culture and food.

Who has been your best mentor and what have they taught you?
Staff Sgt. Charles Ford has provided me with detailed knowledge of inspecting and maintaining AGE, along with information of the local area which allows my wife and I to enjoy Misawa to its fullest potential.

How long have you been stationed at Misawa?
Two months

How long have you been in the Air Force?
Two and a half years

What goals do you want to meet while at Misawa?
While at Misawa I would like to complete my Community College of the Air Force and bachelor's degrees, while also achieving the rank of staff sergeant. I also want to use my time here to explore as much of Japan as possible.  

What goals do you want to meet during your Air Force career?
To retire no lower than the rank of master sergeant and be the best mentor for future Airmen.

Supervisor's comments on why you were selected:
"Airman 1st Class Moore is an outstanding Airman with a strong desire to improve himself and the unit. He is a pleasure to work with and a great asset to this unit and the U.S. Air Force." -Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Joosten, 35 MXS NCO in charge of AGE flight inspections