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Aviation Upkeep Administrationman 2nd Class Khalil Roland is a Tulsa, Okla. native assigned to the Commander, Fleet Actions Okinawa (CFAO) air division on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. His job is a specialised area of administration centered on the wants of aviation upkeep and its required specialised information.

“It’s day after day upkeep and it could get hectic, so for those who don’t have folks to particularly maintain monitor of every part upkeep can get messy and crumble,” he defined. “It’s tedious and element oriented however I prefer it. It makes me higher at studying.”

He joined the Navy 5 years in the past “as a result of I didn’t like the trail I used to be headed down, so I needed to do one thing completely different. I needed to journey and have a brand new perspective.”

That want took him from Oklahoma to Virginia then Florida and a month go landed him on the opposite facet of the world in Okinawa. He says he’s already taken a liking to the tropical surroundings and has tried one thing the hadn’t completed in Tulsa or Jacksonville, costumed road go-karting. He seems ahead to expertise extra of what Okinawa has to supply.