warrior of the week

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Name: Staff Sgt. Jillian Shandrew 
Unit: 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron 
Job: NCIOC, Commander Support Staff 
Hometown: New City, N.Y. 

What is your dream vacation? To go sailing and not know where I am going. Just let the wind and the waves take me wherever they want. 

What world landmark would you go see if you could? Great Wall of China. 

Dog or cats? Why? Cats...you must earn their love and trust. Once earned, you will never have a more loyal friend. What is your most valuable material possession, why is it so special? A stuffed animal that I've had since I was four. I take him everywhere...including my TDYs. 

If you could go back in time - what time would you go to and where? Why? I'd go back to my ancestors. To see where I truly came from instead of a text book answer. 

Favorite book? Why is it your favorite? "Charlotte's Web." It was the first book my mother and I read together. 

What was the best advice your mom/dad gave you? People are like books...don't judge them by their covers. 

If you weren't in the Air Force, what would you be doing? I would be a high school American Literature teacher. 

If you could have dinner with any three LIVING people other than your family, who would you choose? 1. My high school American Lit teacher 2. Dean Koontz 3. Yao Ming. 

What celebrity do you have a crush on, now or when you were younger? Yao Ming. 

What are your best and worst habits? Best: I adapt to any situation. Worst: I smoke. 

What your coworkers don't know about you? I have seven tattoos.