Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Jamal Walker

Airman 1st Class Jamal Walker, 319th Comptroller Squadron commander support staff member, reviews feedback notifications on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., April 14, 2015. Walker was selected at the base's Warrior of the Week for the third week of April 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Dobrydney/Released)

Airman 1st Class Jamal Walker, 319th Comptroller Squadron commander support staff member, reviews feedback notifications on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., April 14, 2015. Walker was selected at the base's Warrior of the Week for the third week of April 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Dobrydney/Released)

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --



Name: Airman 1st Class Jamal Walker

Unit: 319th Comptroller Squadron

Duty title: Commander Support Staff

Time in service:  2 years

Hometown: Columbus, Ga.


Why is serving in the Air Force important to you? 
Upholding a family legacy and seeing the vision of all things coming together.

What moment or accomplishment as a Warrior of the North are you most proud of and why?
Although it was a false call, running a Force Protection Condition checklist for a suspicious package believed to be a bomb when I worked at the Official Mail Center.

What is your favorite part of your job?
Interacting with a lot of people and working on whatever different projects come my way.

How do you apply the wing commander's principles of 'passion, proficiency and professionalism?

I
apply them every day through my attitude, work ethic, and devotion. Doing
my best and being excellent is natural.

Who inspires you and why?
My parents. Their positivity and resolve is truly inspirational when there is so much negativity in the world.

What's the first thing that made you think Grand Forks Air Force Base was a cool place other than the temperature or weather?
The people. Possessions or positions mean nothing if there is no one to enjoy them with.