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Training Operations Airman of the Week: SrA Wright

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Senior Airman Gordon Wright 82nd Training Operations country liaison and native of McDonough, Georgia, has been in the Air Force for three years and is the Training Operations Airman of the Week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of Nov. 15-21, 2016.


Most significant accomplishments:


“I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior,” said Wright. “I also learned to communicate efficiently and effectively in five languages and I have finally managed to get my credit score into the 700’s.”


Airman’s story:


“For starters, I am a 22-year-old Georgian from just outside of Atlanta,” Wright said. “I have been blessed with six older siblings who have taught me ‘Wright’ from wrong, whether they knew it or not. I have an overwhelming passion to see both myself as well as those around me succeed in all aspects of their lives. My two most lofty goals are to be an interpreter for the United Nations and to be an honorable and positively striking force for the LGBT community.”


Supervisor comments:


“Senior Airman Wright is a country liaison officer for International Military Student Office, who is responsible for the acculturation and smooth transition of 380 international students from 38 countries attending technical training at Sheppard Air Force Base annually,” said Ralf Taylor, International Military Student Officer. “He is a true Air Force ambassador who builds bridges and partnerships with international students while changing their hearts and minds. Senior Airman Wright consistently performs his duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner leaving a lasting impression to all international military students that he comes in contact with.”