SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. --
Today we spotlight Tech. Sgt. Lucy Rockwell, 932nd Airlift Wing, inspector directorate, inspections specialist.
932AW: In just a few words what is an NCO?
LR: Airman that show up to duty with a strong sense of leadership, loyalty and dedication to the Air Force.
932AW: In your words, what are some responsibilities of an NCO?
LR: To be the buffer between Airman and Senior Enlisted and to be the backbone, to execute the mission and to help train those coming up to execute the mission.
932AW: What changed from being an Airman to becoming an NCO?
LR: Responsibility! Along with a sense of pride that I was given more responsibility and had a voice in decisions.
932AW: What do you think it takes to become an NCO?
LR: I think it takes passion, drive, and the willingness to give your all.
932AW: What advice would you offer Airman?
LR: Never give up, you’re going to hit a hall, but keep going and remember we’re a team.
932AW: Do you have a mentor or anyone that helped you in career to becoming an NCO?
LR: Honestly, my dad, he instilled the work ethic’s, the loyalty, and the responsibility it takes to be an NCO since I was little.
We thank you Tech. Sgt. Rockwell and appreciate you sharing your knowledge and experience with us!