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 Security Forces Squadron chose Senior Airman Latifah Holman, alarm monitor, to be their Wild Weasel of the Week.

What is your daily mission?
I monitor the Vindicator alarm system and dispatch emergency services to any unannounced alarms for Protection Level 2, 3 and 4 resources.

What do you enjoy about your job?
Being able to help people who need it. I also enjoy making sure the people and property on Misawa Air Base feel safe and secure at all times.

Why did you choose to serve in the Air Force? 
I've always wanted to travel, and it was the best opportunity to receive help to finish college.

What is your favorite thing about living in Japan?
Japan is a beautiful country and I enjoy being able to explore and see the many things it has to offer.

Who has been your best mentor and what have they taught you? 
Staff Sgt. Alexis Howard has really helped me so far in my career. Whenever I get discouraged or think there is a task too hard for me to handle, she is always there to encourage and motivate me to keep striving for success.

How long have you been stationed at Misawa?
10 months

How long have you been in the Air Force?
3 years

What goals do you want to meet while at Misawa? 
I would like to start working on my second Bachelor's degree.

What goals do you want to meet during your Air Force career?
I plan to obtain a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice.

Supervisor's comments:
"Being the best is more than just saying it, it's about your actions. Holman displays the Air Force Core Values on a daily basis and inspires those around her to achieve the same level of excellence she exhibits." - Staff Sgt. GQwon Morton, 35th SFS flight sergeant.