February 2017 Student of the Month

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Coleman, 316th Training Squadron student, stands for a portrait at Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. Coleman is the Goodfellow Student of the Month spotlight for February 2017, a series highlighting Goodfellow students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Coleman, 316th Training Squadron student, stands for a portrait at Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. Coleman is the Goodfellow Student of the Month spotlight for February 2017, a series highlighting Goodfellow students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Watts, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 316th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Febuary 2017 to Lance Cpl. Michael Coleman, 316th TRS student, in the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Watts, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 316th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Febuary 2017 to Lance Cpl. Michael Coleman, 316th TRS student, in the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Watts, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 315th Officer Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Febuary 2017 to 2nd Lt. Daniel Jensen, 315th TRS student, in the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Watts, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 315th Officer Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Febuary 2017 to 2nd Lt. Daniel Jensen, 315th TRS student, in the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Watts, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Febuary 2017 to Airman 1st Class Jessica Cooper, 315th TRS student, in the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Watts, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Febuary 2017 to Airman 1st Class Jessica Cooper, 315th TRS student, in the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Watts, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 312th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Febuary 2017 to Airman 1st Class Nathaniel Fort, 312th TRS student, in the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Watts, 17th Training Group deputy commander, presents the 312th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Febuary 2017 to Airman 1st Class Nathaniel Fort, 312th TRS student, in the Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Lance Cpl. Michael Coleman, 316th Training Squadron student, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for February, a series highlighting exceptional Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?

Coleman: I’m the third generation of my family that’s joined the Marine Corps. I just wanted to do something greater. I was looking for something that would test me as a man.

What has been the most impactful moment in your career so far?

Having some instructors that I really respect come up, shake my hand and tell me they wouldn’t mind serving with me in combat.

What are your hobbies?

I do a lot of fitness training, lacrosse and I love to read.

What do you want to accomplish during your time here at Goodfellow Air Force Base?

Graduate from the course, become a better Marine, better service member and learn a little bit about Texas.