Year of the NCO; Tech. Sgt. Steven Martin

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  • By Christopher Parr
  • 932nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Today we spotlight Tech. Sgt. Steven Martin, 932nd Airlift Wing, Force Support Squadron, Cyber Operations Center (CYOC), clients systems technician

932AW: In just a few words what is an NCO?

SM: An NCO is an individual charged with the responsibility of leading and mentoring their fellow airmen to successful careers.

932AW: In your words, what are some responsibilities of an NCO?

SM: They provide inspiration, purpose, motivation, direction and discipline to the troops they lead and mentor.

932AW: What do you think it takes to become an NCO?

SM: It takes dedication, flexibility, and continuing development of leadership and mentoring skills.

932AW: What changed from being an Airman to becoming an NCO?

SM: Stepping up and becoming the leader and mentor the airmen and the Air Force needs

932AW: What advice would you offer Airman?

SM: Take advantage of every opportunity the Air Force has to offer and get everything you can out of your career.

932AW: Do you have a mentor or anyone that helped you in your military career to becoming an NCO?

SM: One of my first supervisors Martin Williamson, not only mentored me in my military career but in my civilian career as well and has been a friend and colleague for over 15 years of my professional life.  

Thank you Tech. Sgt. Martin for sharing your knowledge and experience with us.