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Instructor of the Week: TSgt. Sasser

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Tech. Sgt. Billy Sasser, 361st Training Squadron aerospace propulsion instructor and native of East Camden, Arkansas, has been in the Air Force for 14 and a half years and is the instructor of the week at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for the week of Mar. 22-28, 2016.


Most significant accomplishments:


“To date my most significant accomplishments are making technical sergeant last year, completing my airframe and power plant license in 2013 and completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Aeronautics in 2012,” Sasser said.


Airman’s story:


“Growing up in a small town in South Arkansas, I always knew I wanted to work on airplanes,” he said. “My dad was in the Air Force in the security forces career field. I joined the Air Force as a way out of the small town and to follow in my father’s footsteps. Taking care of my family is always my number one priority. I also enjoy donating to Goodwill to help those that are less fortunate.”


Supervisor comments:


“Technical Sergeant Sasser is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that his students receive proper training and mentorship,” said Timothy Robbins, instructor supervisor. “He strives to produce the best propulsion technicians. Recently, Sergeant Sasser had a class that had fallen behind slightly in training. He took it upon himself to stay late for several days to provide additional training time for his students. His dedication to duty ensured the on-time graduation of eight Airmen. Additionally, Sergeant Sasser is the facility manager and is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of a $20 Million facility that produces approximately 1.5 thousand U.S. Air Force and international students annually.”