OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb., –
Tech. Sgt. Michael Sullivan, systems administrator with the Global Operations Directorate, hails from Miamisburg, Ohio, and has 10 years of military service.
Q: How does your job support USSTRATCOM and our missions?
A: My job is to develop and maintain special access program (SAP) networks and systems supporting assigned operations with SAP and clandestinely-enabled effects.
Q: What do you find most rewarding about your work at USSTRATCOM?
A: What I find most rewarding is the career broadening experience working in a combatant command and supporting a unique mission set, which is uncommon for the majority of communications Airmen in the U.S. Air Force.
Q: What has been a challenge for you regarding your work at USSTRATCOM and how have you overcome that challenge?
A: This job is unique in its policies, politics and overall scope of work. Traditionally, a team of skilled operators would be doing the work that is currently performed by my office with two personnel. I have learned to do more with less.
Q: What has been your most memorable experience in the military?
A: My most memorable experience is helping Airmen. I’ve had Airmen with life situations that tested my ability as a supervisor, mentor or friend and regardless of the outcome I gained invaluable knowledge and experience.
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?
A: Socialize and network, get out of your office and interact with the folks here at USSTRATCOM! Everyone has a story and a unique background.