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Support Airman of the Week: SrA Diaz

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Senior Airman Duhamel Diaz-Figueroa, 82nd Medical Operations Squadron health service management technician and native of St. Robert, Missouri, has been in the Air Force for two years and is the Support Airman of the Week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of Nov. 1-7, 2016.

 

Most significant accomplishments:

 

“My most significant accomplishments would be graduating Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and becoming a member of the national honor society,” Diaz said. “I also earned honor graduate in basic military training and achieved a 93 on my end of course exam for my career development course.”

Airman’s story:

 

“I was raised by excellent parents who set a great example regarding work ethic and how to treat others,” Diaz said. “My father is a retired Army Staff Sergeant who genuinely cared for his soldiers. The way he was perceived and remembered by those he worked with is what I hope to achieve. I come to work each day and aim to be a better team player and model by striving to find the correct way of accomplishing tasks and assisting others in doing the same.”

Supervisor comments:

 

“Senior Airman Diaz is instrumental in developing and maintaining the family care clinic administrative duties for five providers and enabling 70,000 appointments annually,” said Tech. Sgt. Cy Perkins, family health clinic NCO in charge. “Diaz conducts daily check in process requirements providing services for our military training leaders, technical training instructors, active duty permanent party and dependents. Additionally, he is a general practice manager assistant. He maintains the clinics access to care by assisting with template management, regulating and creating provider’s daily schedules. He ensures providers have the required amount of weekly bookable appointments each week. Senior Airman Diaz also manages the medical out-processing program, ensuring all outgoing personnel are cleared in a timely manner. He is a valuable team member who makes a difference everyday within our patient centered medical home model and the 82nd Medical Group.