Super Saber Performer

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kali S. Birk, 52nd Security Forces Squadron security forces member, from Thayer, Ill., is the Super Saber Performer for the week of July 10-16. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kali S. Birk, 52nd Security Forces Squadron security forces member, from Thayer, Ill., is the Super Saber Performer for the week of July 10-16. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Name: Airman 1st Class Kali S. Birk

Unit: 52nd Security Forces Squadron

Duty title: Security Forces Member

Hometown: Thayer, Illinois

Years in Service: Two years

Why joined: It was always something I said I would do. When the time came, my parents signed off, and I joined.

Family: My mother, step-father and three sisters

Hobbies: Working out, visiting places I haven't been before, trying new foods, four-wheeling and paintballing.

Favorite aspect of job: Responding to a call where my presence is actually helping someone.

Most memorable Air Force experience: While deployed to Africa, I was chased by a warthog.

How do you make responsible choices: It is not a hard thing to do when I know what is right and what is wrong. I grew up with a good family and always kept good people as friends.