Rank/Name – Petty Officer First Class (YN1) Danny Garcia
Duty Title/Directorate – NCO Joint Secretariat J010
Hometown – Salem, Oregon
Time in Service – 7 Years
Q: How does your job support USSTRATCOM and our missions?
As an NCO in the Joint Secretariat, I am in charge of processing and tracking documents for the commander, deputy commander and chief of staff. I also manage and process all task orders within the command.
Q: What do you find most rewarding about your work at USSTRATCOM?
The most rewarding part of my job is knowing how important the missions of USSTRATCOM are, and that I am a part of those missions.
Q: What has been a challenge for you regarding your work at USSTRATCOM and how have you overcome that challenge?
One of my biggest challenges since I have been here is getting accustomed to how the Air Force does business. I overcame that challenge by immersing myself in this joint environment.
Q: What has been your most memorable experience in the military?
My most memorable experience in the military would have to be when I was in the USS Ronald Reagan, and my Commanding Officer took me to the birds nest to watch an EA6B Prowler land on the flight-line.
Q: What is the one piece of information or advice about working at USSTRATCOM that you'd pass on to new members of the USSTRATCOM team?
The advice I would give new members is get to know the other services.