U.S. Strategic Command

 

Enlisted Corps Spotlight for November

By | October 31, 2016

Name – Air Force TSgt. Benjamin L. Clark

Duty Title – NCOIC Logistics Management Specialist, J4

Hometown – Council Bluffs, Iowa

Time in Service – 10.5 yrs

Q: How does your job support USSTRATCOM and our missions? 

I support USSTRATCOM operations by facilitating the movement and deployment of personnel and equipment in support of both USSTRATCOM and other combatant command operations and exercises.

Q: What do you find most rewarding about your work at USSTRATCOM?

One thing that I find rewarding working here at USSTRATCOM is that I work directly with multiple services and combatant commands. As a result, I can have a direct impact on USSTRATCOM missions on a daily basis.  

Q: What has been a challenge for you regarding your work at USSTRATCOM and how have you overcome that challenge?

The biggest challenge that I have found here at USSTRATCOM is trying to get to know everyone that is working here at the headquarters and how all of the various directorates, components, and JFCCs support the USSTRATCOM mission.

Q: What has been your most memorable experience in the military?

Deploying people and cargo on a global basis, as well as re-deploying back home successfully is a greatest accomplishment and one that I take great pride in.

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 one piece of information that I would give to new members is to build relationships within USSTRATCOM and get to know as many people as you can. There are some many unique jobs and responsibilities here - effective networking is critical to mission success.