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17th Training Wing Spotlight

U.S. Air Force airman 1st Class Cody Bartschi, 17th Force Support Squadron student assignment technician, poses for an official photo. Bartschi was chosen as the 17th Training Wing Spotlight for his hard work in helping training, developing and inspiring the future force. (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Air Force airman 1st Class Cody Bartschi, 17th Force Support Squadron student assignment technician, poses for an official photo. Bartschi was chosen as the 17th Training Wing Spotlight for his hard work in helping training, developing and inspiring the future force. (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Casy Boomershine, 17th Training Wing command chief, coins Airman 1st Class Cody Bartschi, 17th Force Support Squadron student assignment technician at the Norma Brown Building on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 24, 2020. Individuals from around the 17th Training Wing are selected to highlight their hard work accomplishing the mission.

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Casy Boomershine, 17th Training Wing command chief, coins Airman 1st Class Cody Bartschi, 17th Force Support Squadron student assignment technician at the Norma Brown Building on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 24, 2020. Individuals from around the 17th Training Wing are selected to highlight their hard work accomplishing the mission.

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

This spotlight features Airman 1st Class Cody Bartschi, 17th Force Support Squadron student assignment technician. He enjoys spending time with family, working out, hiking and camping. He is originally from Phoenix, Arizona. He hopes to make the Air Force a career and accomplish 20 or more years of service. He is currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.

1. How does your job support the 17th Training Wing's mission?

My job requires me to process records for Airmen who are being trained, developed and inspired professional fire protection and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance warriors. The work I do allows these Airmen to go to their next duty station in a timely manner setting them up for success.

2. What do you find most rewarding about your work?

I love helping others at all times and my work allows me to simply help others in their careers which is very rewarding for me.

3. What has been your biggest challenge in the military, and how did you overcome that challenge?

My biggest challenge was coming a bit later than most do, so I had to adapt myself to communicate more efficiently with other Airmen 8 years younger than myself.

4. What has been your most memorable experience in the military?

My most memorable experience in the military was growing my family with my wife by the birth of our first child.

5. What is one piece of information or advice you would like to pass on?

If you take on one day at a time, not worrying about past or future issues, but just focus on the present and giving your all into anything you do, military related or not, you will find much success in all that you set out to do.