Staff Sgt. Marina Blizard, 375th Communications Support Squadron operations controller, is this week’s Showcase Airman.
Blizard filled in as the flight’s Air Forces Transportation Manager, guiding the MAJCOM Communications Coordination Center’s efforts to resolve MAJCOM-wide network outages, providing timely updates and situational awareness on operational impact, system status, and corrective actions to Headquarters Air Mobility Command and 18th Air Force.
Additionally, Blizard drove AMC virtual private network security compliance measures, directing and tracking an encryption fix action which secured remote access to the Air Force Network for seven wings.
She also managed 17 Mobility Air Forces Command and Control systems, mitigating 49 outages spanning 206 global sites resulting in the combatant command transporting 275,000 passengers.