445th Airlift Wing October Spotlight Performer

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Rank/ Name: Staff Sgt. De'jaNae E. Sargent

Unit: 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Duty Title: Material Management Journeyman

Hometown: Dayton, Ohio

Civilian Job: I work as an enforcement technician for Hamilton County Job and Family Services and as a patient registration specialist for Mercy Health.

Education: I am currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in human resources at the University of Arizona Global Campus.

Hobbies: I enjoy working out, traveling, interior design, volunteering, cooking and spending quality time with family and friends in my spare time.

Career: My military career goals are to complete my classes toward my Community College of the Air Force degree, advance to technical sergeant, and possibly commission in the future. My civilian career objectives are to complete my bachelor's degree, find an internship after graduation, and begin my master's degree program in the spring of 2024.

What do you like about working at the 445th?: The 445th is my home away from home. It's a wonderful feeling to be surrounded by good people who collaborate to achieve positive results. The camaraderie demonstrated throughout my unit  is outstanding and I am grateful to be a part of an ambitious team that not only encourages us  but never leaves us behind in our pursuit of success.

Why did you join the Air Force?: I enlisted in the Air Force to advance my education and improve my leadership and serve. The Air Force's culture has helped me develop as an individual and has broadened my knowledge in various circumstances. Any difficulties I've faced as an airman have been offset by the demanding skills and experiences I've gained. I've had the opportunity to explore the world, make lifelong connections, and experience countless opportunities for growth.