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Square D Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Christy Garcia-Holguin

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christy Garcia-Holguin, 100th Force Support Squadron food service shift leader, poses for a photo at a dining facility Aug. 12, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Garcia-Holguin earned the Square D Spotlight for exhibiting the Air Force’s core value: Excellence in All We Do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justine Rho)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christy Garcia-Holguin, 100th Force Support Squadron food service shift leader, poses for a photo at a dining facility Aug. 12, 2016, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Garcia-Holguin earned the Square D Spotlight for exhibiting the Air Force’s core value: Excellence in All We Do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justine Rho)

Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Christy Garcia-Holguin

Unit: 100th Force Support Squadron

Duty Title: Food service shift leader

Time in Service: 11 years

Time at Mildenhall: 3 years

Hometown: Fowler, Kansas

Hobbies: Kung Fu, family time

Core Value Portrayed: Excellence in All We Do 

Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?
Being part of the best Air Force in the world I get to practice my passion for food service, as well as practice and execute the mortuary affairs part of my career field.

What accomplishment during your Air Force career are you most proud of?
My proudest accomplishment would be being coined by the former Secretary of the Air Force, Michael B. Donley.

What are your personal and/or professional goals?
I would like to retire with 20 years of service and then open a business.

What is your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part of the job is working with great people and providing the best customer service possible.

How does the individual portray that core value?
“I have never seen an individual give so much effort, and display such a passion for the job,” said Master Sgt. Joe Straub 100th FSS food service superintendent. “She cares about what she is doing and it shows day in and day out.”