Arctic Soldier supports Army, Air Force units
October 12, 2012
Sgt. 1st Class Dawn Simington currently serves as a 51C acquisition, logistics and technology contracting noncommissioned officer with the services flight of the 673rd Contracting Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
She is assigned to the 413th Contracting Support Brigade which is headquartered at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
Describe your passion for the job.
I enjoy being able to provide war fighters what they need to get the mission done on the front line. Supporting both Army and Air Force units helps me better understand what each service brings to the fight.
Tell us about your family and what you enjoy doing during your spare time?
I call Charleston, S.C., home. I'm married and have three children. During my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, working out at the gym and pursuing my master's degree.
How does your job support the Soldier?
I single-handedly am responsible for the management of all civil engineering life support contracts, most notably base custodial services valued at $10 million.
What would you like others to know about you?
I am always a Soldier first.