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NEWS | March 2, 2011

Honor Guard Spotlight

By Airman 1st Class Jared Trimarchi

Name: Airman 1st Class Michael Ang

Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.

Squadron and job title: 628th Civil Engineer Squadron/ water and fuel system maintenance technician

Time in the Air Force: One year and four months

Time in Honor Guard: Four months

What inspired you to join honor guard? I wanted to be part of something that not many Airmen get to be a part of.

What is your favorite aspect of the Honor Guard? Learning new things everyday and making new friends.

What are your future career goals? To make senior airman Below-the-Zone and pass the test to become a staff sergeant the first time around.

Who is your role model and why? My mom. She's a single parent, and was able to take care of my brother and me and she brought us up properly.

What is your single most memorable moment in Honor Guard? A detail I did in Myrtle Beach that was for an officer who was taken as a prisoner of war. The detail was flawless and his flyover was done with perfect timing. The family was very appreciative and the emotion was great.

Airman 1st Class Michael Ang, water and fuel system maintenance technician from the 628th Civil Engineering Squadron