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Sgt. Lynell Amos

Sgt. Lynell Amos

Name -- Staff Sgt. Lynell Amos

Position -- air traffic control fundamentals instructor

Unit -- 334th Training Squadron

Time in Air Force -- 7½ years

Time at Keesler -- 2½ years

Hometown -- Ebarb,La.

Noteworthy -- I served in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003, and was a distinguished graduate at Airman Leadership School.

Why did you join the Air Force? Initially, I needed discipline and structure, which the military training instructors at basic training were glad to provide. Eventually, I realized that I wanted to be part of something bigger than myself so that I could look back on my life with great pride. Mostly, I wanted my parents andf amily to be proud of me.

What are your goals? to transition into the civilian sector and complete my bache­lor's degree.

What are your hobbies? spending time with my children, Keely and Kaden, shopping, target shooting and four­ wheeler riding

Your favorite quote? Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open." Elmer Letterman