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December 2017 Student of the Month

U.S. Air Force Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Officer Student of the Month award for Dec. 2017 to 2nd Lt. Rajeev Stephens, 315th TRS trainee, in the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. The 315th Training Squadron’s mission is to train, educate and mentor our future intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance warriors through innovation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Officer Student of the Month award for Dec. 2017 to 2nd Lt. Rajeev Stephens, 315th TRS trainee, in the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. The 315th Training Squadron’s mission is to train, educate and mentor our future intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance warriors through innovation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, presents the 312th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Dec. 2017 to U.S. Army Spc. Christopher Dennis, 312th TRS trainee, in the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. The 312th Training Squadron’s mission is to provide Department of Defense and international customers with mission ready fire protection and special instruments graduates and provide mission support for the Air Force Technical Applications Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, presents the 312th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Dec. 2017 to U.S. Army Spc. Christopher Dennis, 312th TRS trainee, in the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. The 312th Training Squadron’s mission is to provide Department of Defense and international customers with mission ready fire protection and special instruments graduates and provide mission support for the Air Force Technical Applications Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, presents the 316th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Dec. 2017 to U.S. Army Spc. Brandon Murray, 316th TRS trainee, in the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. The 316th Training Squadron’s mission is to conduct U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard cryptologic, human intelligence and military training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, presents the 316th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Dec. 2017 to U.S. Army Spc. Brandon Murray, 316th TRS trainee, in the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. The 316th Training Squadron’s mission is to conduct U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard cryptologic, human intelligence and military training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

315th Training Squadron Student of the Month for Dec. 2017, U.S. Air Force Airman Nina Bleckley, 315th TRS trainee, stands outside the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. Bleckley is the Goodfellow Student of the Month spotlight for December 2017, a series highlighting Goodfellow students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

315th Training Squadron Student of the Month for Dec. 2017, U.S. Air Force Airman Nina Bleckley, 315th TRS trainee, stands outside the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. Bleckley is the Goodfellow Student of the Month spotlight for December 2017, a series highlighting Goodfellow students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Dec. 2017 to Airman Nina Bleckley, 315th TRS trainee, in the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. The 315th Training Squadron’s vision is to develop combat-ready intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance professionals and promote an innovative squadron culture and identity unmatched across the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, presents the 315th Training Squadron Student of the Month award for Dec. 2017 to Airman Nina Bleckley, 315th TRS trainee, in the base theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 5, 2018. The 315th Training Squadron’s vision is to develop combat-ready intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance professionals and promote an innovative squadron culture and identity unmatched across the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

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Airman Nina Bleckley, 315th Training Squadron trainee, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for December, a series highlighting exceptional airmen, soldiers, sailors and marines.
 
17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?

Bleckley: Family tradition and wanting to do something bigger.

What has been the most impactful moment in your career so far?
Being given and taking on leadership positions.


What are your hobbies?
I enjoy singing, cooking and dancing.
 
What do you want to accomplish during your time here at Goodfellow Air Force Base?
I want to be able to talk and to understand everyone by being genuine, personable and by being someone that everyone can rely on.

Is there any advice or anything extra you would like to share?
No matter what happens if it is small, big, positive or negative use it to your advantage to progress and move forward.