Saluting Military Moms: Cierra Presentado
Name: Cierra Presentado
Years in service: 5
Rank: Senior Airman
Years as Mom: 3
Child: Mario Presentado, 3
Current Duty Station and job: Andersen AFB, Guam. Public Affairs Photojournalist
Q. What are your key responsibilities at work?
A. Take photos at all base events, as well as documentation of the base. Write news articles/features on airmen and units.
Q. What are your key responsibilities at home?
A. Some of my key responsibilities are making sure the house is clean. (Mario and I have a game we play where we see who can clean up the fastest, this way he gets in the habit of cleaning!). Also, I love to cook, so my son and I have bonding time in the kitchen when we make “fun” meals together!
Q. How do you balance work and family?
A. I make my family my priority. When I know he’s taken care of, then I can work effectively and be proficient at my job!
Q. How do you keep in touch with family when you are TDY or deployed?
A. On a recent deployment to Afghanistan, I was able to Facetime my family everyday as well as communicate through social media! Thank God for technology.
Q. How does the military community support you?
A. The Air Force is very supportive of me. They understand that family is important and they make sure my family and I are taken care of, deployed or on station.
Q. What’s the best part of being a military mom?
A. The best part about being a military mom is being able to provide for my family and travel the world. The Air Force has afforded us so many opportunities that I never would have imagined. And I look forward to the many years to come that I can enjoy doing this. Also, my son thinks I’m a super hero every time I put my uniform on, so I get the cool mom title.
Q. What do you want for Mother’s Day?
A. To spend
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