Spotlight: SrA. Jasmin Figueroa

SrA. Jasmin Figueroa, an emergency services technician with the 51st Medical Operations Squadron at Osan AB, South Korea, is one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016. Figueroa facilitated five specialty clinics and trained 14 personnel on the Air Force Medical Service Provider and Patient Continuity Program. Her efforts helped support the medical care of more than 11,000 Active Duty and civilian personnel. In addition, she spearheaded a basewide influenza-prevention campaign, surpassing the Air Force’s goal of immunizing 90 percent of the base’s populace within a two-week period, sustaining an overall 99.5 percent medical readiness rating for her base. She is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in nursing, applying her training and leadership principles to mission objectives. She has arranged three speed-mentoring events, connecting five senior leaders at Osan Air Base in Korea with 60 airmen, providing networking opportunities. Air Force Magazine is shining the spotlight on each OAY in the days leading up to AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference, which starts Sept. 19 in National Harbor, Md. Also featured were: SMSgt. Mark Farmer, SMSgt. Jeremiah Grisham, SMSgt. Rebecca McNelley, MSgt. Marcus Mader, TSgt. Michael Asuncion, TSgt. Sharry Barnshaw, TSgt. Cassandra Cruz., SSgt. Raquel Caramanno, SSgt. Derek Miles, SSgt. Aaron Tobler, and SSgt. Jamie Zimmer.