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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, poses for a photo at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, poses for a photo at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020. As a training manager, Farias is responsible for ensuring that Ramstein engineers have the correct training they need to accomplish their mission downrange. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, unties a roll of razor wire at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, unties a roll of razor wire at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020. Farias was recently selected as an 86th Airlift Wing Airlifter of the Week for his accomplishments as a training manager. Farias insured 422 engineers were scheduled for Combat Arms Training and Maintenance resulting in 98 percent of them qualifying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, uncurls a roll of barbed tape at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, uncurls a roll of barbed tape at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020. By partnering with a U.S. Army training unit, Farias partnered with a U.S. Army training unit and arranged five training courses for Air Force engineers that, under normal operations, require travel to the U.S. to accomplish. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Graeme Clouden, left, and Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training managers, inspect a supply bag for CE linemen at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Graeme Clouden, left, and Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training managers, inspect a supply bag for CE linemen at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020. Farias not only makes sure engineers are trained and equipped to go down range, but as a unit fitness program manager he also led 296 members to a 98 percent squadron pass rate on their physical training test. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, explains proper convoy procedures at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, explains proper convoy procedures at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 23, 2020. Engineers are vital downrange because of their ability to establish electrical, structural and water systems to military facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, is coined by Lt. Col. Alexander Nelson, 786th CES commander, after being recognized as the 86th Airlift Wing Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 16, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, is coined by Lt. Col. Alexander Nelson, 786th CES commander, after being recognized as the 86th Airlift Wing Airlifter of the Week at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 16, 2020. Farias was chosen as Airlifter of the Week due to constantly going above and beyond in supporting his unit and the 86th AW, “World’s Best Wing.” (Courtesy photo)

Ramstein leadership speaks to the Airlifter of the Week, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 16, 2020.

Ramstein leadership speaks to the Airlifter of the Week, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 16, 2020. Farias was selected as Airlifter of the Week for helping CE achieve a 98 percent pass rate for both their physical training test and firearms qualification. (Courtesy photo)

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abraham Farias, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron expeditionary engineering training manager, was chosen as Airlifter of the Week due to constantly going above and beyond in supporting his unit and the 86th AW, “World’s Best Wing.” As a training manager, Farias is responsible for ensuring that Ramstein engineers have the correct training they need to accomplish their mission downrange.