Selected for Career Field Enlisted Key Personnel List

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  • By James M. Bowman

Two Senior Noncommissioned officers assigned to the 624th Aeromedical Staging Squadron here were recently selected for the Career Field Enlisted Key Personnel List.

Master Sgt. Jerry Pagaduan, the 624th ASTS chief of medical readiness and Master Sgt. Amylyn Laronal, a health services management specialist, joined approximately 15 percent of their peers in the medical career field who have earned the title. 

The Air Force Reserve Command Medical Enlisted Career Field Developmental Team Board consists of six total force medical chief master sergeants and two senior master sergeants. They meet annually to identify top performers, who embrace the whole person concept, exhibit strong leadership traits, meet training and educational requirements, as well as mentor airmen. Key Personnel List selectees receive reserve specific guidance and mentoring from senior reserve leaders in their career field. 

Recognized as subject matter experts in their career fields, these SNCOs are seen as high potential leaders with the opportunities for future leadership development, said Chief Master Sgt. Andrea Young, the 624th RSG superintendent.

"You can have a plan for your career by capitalizing on these force development platforms," said Young. "These two SNCOs have positioned themselves for a successful and fulfilled Air Force career." Pagaduan said his family has been an instrumental force in helping to achieve this goal. 

“Thank you to the villages of people that helped to raise and groom me to the person I am today,” said Pagaduan. "A special thanks to my wife Kim, my kids Elliana and Bennett, and my mom Purificacion; for without them as my rock and cornerstone supporting me through it all, these achievements would not be possible."

Laronal credits her family, friends and ASTS for guiding her in taking the right steps to achieve her future goals.

“I give a special thanks to my loved ones, who ultimately drive my success in life and who continue to be my motivation to always do better," said Laronal. "Without all those important people in my life to include my ASTS ohana, I wouldn’t be the person I am today."