Shaw Spotlight: Capt. Ashley Martin
U.S. Air Force Capt. Ashley Martin, 20th Force Support Squadron OIC of readiness and plans, facilitates the management of processing a deployment line during an Operational Readiness Exercise at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 22, 2012. Martin is the Shaw Spotlight for the week of May 21 through May 25. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Blake Hubbard/Released)
by A1C Blake Hubbard
20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
5/23/2012 - SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- This week's Warrior of the Week is Capt. Ashley Martin, 20th Force Support Squadron OIC of readiness and plans, from Felewell, England.
Martin is also the personnel deployment function officer during base wide Operational Readiness Exercises.
Staff Sgt. Stephanie Farrell, 20th FSS readiness technician and one of Martin's Airmen, said Martin is an excellent canidate for Warrior of the Week.
"Captain Martin doesn't just do her job," Farrell added. "She bounces around between OIC of readiness to manpower and services. Most importantly, she values our opinions even if she doesn't agree with them."
Family: Husband, mother, father, three sisters and one dog
Music: Country and classical
Movie: Lord of the Rings
Hobbies: Cooking, baking and subsequently running.
Sports Teams: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Guilty Pleasure: Eating brownie batter
Goal: "I really want to tour Ireland with my husband"
Biggest Accomplishment: Keeping track of more than 100,000 personnel in UCOM during OIF and scoring my husband.
Heroes: My dad. He was a master sergeant in the Air Force on the maintainer side. He really taught me a lot about integrity.
Favorite Food: Steak
If you were stuck on a desert island what three things would you have? "Sunscreen, my Nook with an internet connection so I can read, and I guess a very large bridge back to the main land."