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Goodfellow Student Spotlight for August

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeffery Varley, 312th Training Squadron student, smiles for a portrait at Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 9, 2016. Varley is the Goodfellow Student of the Month spotlight for August, a series highlighting Goodfellow students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeffery Varley, 312th Training Squadron student, smiles for a portrait at Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 9, 2016. Varley is the Goodfellow Student of the Month spotlight for August, a series highlighting Goodfellow students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeffery Varley, 312th Training Squadron student, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for August, a series highlighting exceptional Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?
I always wanted to join, plus my brothers-in-law are currently serving in the Air Force. My father-in-law is retired Air Force.

What has been the most impactful moment in your career so far?
Working with the special instruments instructors. They’ve done a lot to help the students, getting us the information needed to progress.

What are your hobbies?
Working out, playing on the computer and talking to my wife and kids back home.

What do you want to accomplish during your time here at Goodfellow Air Force Base?
Complete tech school as a distinguished graduate. Also I’d like to become a red rope before I leave. A red rope is a tech school student shift leader and is the highest level a student can obtain.

Is there any advice or anything extra you would like to share?
Work hard, study hard. School comes first, I’ve always tried to live by that, so that I do well in school.