March 2016 Warrior of the Month: Senior Master Sgt. J.D. Crawford

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  • By Master Sgt. Chris A. Durney
  • 189th Airlift Wing
Rank and Name: Senior Master Sgt. J. D. Crawford.
Unit: 189th Safety Office.
Job Title: Occupational Safety Manager.
Status: Technician.
Hometown: Brinkley, Arkansas.
Civilian Employment: Safety Office, 189th Airlift Wing.
Family: Carrie L. Crawford.
Why I joined the Guard: After serving on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, I wanted to continue to serve my state and nation.
Most rewarding part of my job: Being able to work with the best men and women in the Air National Guard.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing and anything outdoors.
My favorite movie is: True Grit, the John Wayne version.
My favorite TV show(s): NCIS, Gold Rush, American Pickers and Fast & Loud.
A perfect day would be:  Floating down the White River and catching fish with my wife and family.
I admire: My wife for putting up with me, and the sacrifices she makes being a military spouse.
Something no one knows about me: I play the guitar and like to sing old country and bluegrass music.