The 366th Aerospace Medicine Squadron names its Warrior of the Week.

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho – Staff Sgt. Manuel Carrillo serves as a 366th NCOIC Health Promotions Flight and was selected as the squadron’s Warrior of the Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Heather Hayward)

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho – Staff Sgt. Manuel Carrillo serves as a 366th NCOIC Health Promotions Flight and was selected as the squadron’s Warrior of the Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Heather Hayward)

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- The 366th Medical Group names its Warrior of the Week!

Candidate's name and rank: SSgt Manuel Carrillo Jr.

Unit and duty title: 366th AMDS/ NCOIC Health Promotions Flight

Time in Air Force: 7 years

Time at Mountain Home Air Force Base: 6 months

Hometown [city and state]: Amarillo, Texas

Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, playing guitar, and metal detecting.

What service does Lt. Bower provide to the Gunfighters? NCOIC for MDG's Physical Therapy clinic and the Health and Wellness Center. Assists physical therapists with evaluations, provides neuromuscular testing/treatment, and exercise advancement. Measures strength, joint stability, range of motion, and executes physical therapy treatment plans with patients.

Most memorable Air Force moment?
Graduating tech school as the Top Grad. It was memorable being recognized in front of friends and family for all the hard work and time I put into studying.

Interesting personal fact:
I am one of the first Airmen ever to be certified by the US Army as an Instructor in Level I Combatives.

Why does Lt Bower deserve to be a warrior of the week?
SSgt Carrillo provides an invaluable service to Gunfighters, promoting/ensuring their future health and facilitating their recovery should they injure themselves; Major Brian Langford, Health Promotions Flight/CC.