Super Saber Performer

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --

Name: Staff Sgt. John Johnson

Unit: 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 17

Duty title: Aerospace ground equipment instructor

Hometown: Cole Camp, Mo.

Years in Service: Five years

Why joined: I wanted to get out of Missouri and see something besides flat lands and cows.

Family: I have a wonderful wife named Sara Johnson and a new born daughter named Ally Johnson.

Hobbies: Back at home, I liked hanging out in the garage working on stuff, but here, I like traveling and running around this beautiful country side. I also love hanging out with my wonderful wife and daughter.

Favorite aspect of job: I enjoy being an instructor and having a big impact on the people I train.

Most memorable Air Force experience: Being part of an advanced team to help unload planes throughout the night so our equipment was set up before the main group arrived at our location. That was a nice feeling to know I was helping with something that was going to have a big impact.