Saluting Military Moms: Renecia Lopez
Name: Renecia Lopez
Years in service: 8
Years as Mom: 7
Kids: Adelina, 7; Aubree 5; Armando 1
Current Duty Station and job: Andersen AFB, Guam, Protocol
Q. What are your key responsibilities at work?
A. Directly support the wing commander and vice commander. Direct special projects and tasks, provide training/support for all ceremonies and events.
Q. What are your key responsibilities at home?
A. Make sure everyone gets out the door on time (with all their needed items), is “happy” during dinner and all homework gets done before bedtime! And, of course, ensure that everyone is happy and having fun in the process!!
Q. How do you balance work and family?
A. I try to ensure that I equally balance both when I can.
Q. How do you keep in touch with family when you are TDY or deployed?
A. Through Facebook and video chats.
Q. How does the military community support you?
A. We are all like family, everyone helps to support you in anyway at any time.
Q. What’s the best part of being a military mom?
A. My children.
Q. What do you want for Mother’s Day?
A. I want have a relaxing day with my family at the beach and dinner.
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