Combat Airlifter of the Week: Master Sgt. Tobey J. Pruitt

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  • By Senior Airman Aaron Irvin
  • 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Name and Rank: Master Sgt. Tobey J. Pruitt

Unit: 96th Aerial Port Squadron

Official Duty title: passenger service supervisor

Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee

Time in service: 23 years

Time at Little Rock: 23 years

Goals: To Strengthen Airmen's performance and their ability to become future leaders in the U.S. Air Force 

Hobbies: golfing, singing, producing music, day trading and making furniture

913th Airlift Group priority portrayed and why?

As a 96th Aerial Port Squadron passenger service supervisor, Pruitt integrated with a Joint Task Force unit in United States Africa Command working with all military branches. Pruitt deployed as an air transportation senior NCO enabling the mission through inspecting, planning, loading and unloading 21 tons of cargo.