Super Saber Performer


Name: Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo

Unit: 52nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Duty title: Photojournalist

Hometown: LaVerne, Ca

Years in Service: Two years, three months

Why joined:
Education benefits, travel and a stable job

Mother, Diane Castillo; father, Gustavo Castillo; and sister, Adrienne Castillo

Hobbies: Longboarding, snowboarding, sky diving, slack lining, rock climbing and playing video games. Plus, I'm kind of a big deal.

Favorite aspect of job: My favorite aspect of the job is meeting interesting people every day and telling their story. The job never gets boring, because I am doing something different.

Most memorable Air Force experience: Flying in a U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft filled with special operations forces on a combat medical evacuation exercise in Hurlburt Field, Fla.

How do you make responsible choices: I evaluate the choices I have in front of me and make a decision based on whichever has the best overall outcome.