Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Ariel Geldien

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  • By Capt. Ashley Walker
  • 913th Airlift Group Public Affairs

Name and Rank: Senior Airman Ariel Geldien

Unit: 913th Maintenance Squadron

Duty title: Electronic environmental technician

Hometown: Beale Air Force Base, California

Time in service: 3 years, 11 months

Time at Little Rock: 3 years, 2 months

Goals: Complete my Bachelors in Business Administration and Accounting and earn my CPA, then look into commissioning.

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, camping and traveling.

Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self

How does the individual portray the core value?

“I believe in the 913th Airlift Group mission and I’m committed to my 913th Airlift Group family. I recently moved to Mississippi to finish college, commuting to Little Rock Air Force Base one weekend per month to fulfill my military obligation. I have accomplished four associates’ degrees, all while working multiple jobs, in addition to the Air Force Reserve. I never turn down any assignments my leadership delegates to me, and I look forward to many more.”