Super Saber Performer

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tessa Boyea, 52nd Contracting Squadron contract specialist, is the Super Saber Performer for the week of July 17 - 23. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tessa Boyea, 52nd Contracting Squadron contract specialist, is the Super Saber Performer for the week of July 17 - 23. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Name: Airman 1st Class Tessa Boyea

Unit: 52nd Contracting Squadron

Duty title: Contract Specialist

Hometown: Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Years in Service: 2 years

Why joined: I wanted a challenge, and a sense of stability, security, and pride.

Family: Mother, father, two sisters, brother, and a doberman

Hobbies: Bodybuilding, ice hockey, crosswords, guitar, reading

Favorite aspect of job: The camaraderie and development within the unit and individually.

Most memorable Air Force experience: My adventure while first arriving at Spangdahlem Air Base. My culture shock was embraced with a warm welcome

How do you make responsible choices: Every conscious moment there is a choice or decision to be made - whether big or small, they all cumulate to determine our overall quality of life. I make responsible choices by weighing the outcomes and learning from prior experiences.