UP CLOSE: Tech. Sgt. Kelly Nelson

Tech. Sgt. Kelly Nelson, 94th Security Forces Squadron supply NCOIC, is this week's Up Close personality. Up Close is a weekly series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force graphic and photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Park)

Tech. Sgt. Kelly Nelson, 94th Security Forces Squadron supply NCOIC, is this week's Up Close personality. Up Close is a weekly series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force graphic and photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Park)

This week’s Up Close features Tech. Sgt. Kelly Nelson, 94th Security Forces Squadron supply NCOIC. Up Close is a series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base.

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

WHAT DO YOU DO ON THE CIVILIAN SIDE? 

 I'm a Probation/Parole Officer for the Department of Community Supervision for the city of McDonough, GA.

WHAT IS YOUR TYPICAL UNIT TRAINING ASSEMBLY LIKE?

I make sure the patrol units are fully supported to perform their mission on the installation. From equipment issue to unit training knowledge, the SFS staff is here for the units.

FAVORITE AIR FORCE EXPERIENCE?

8 month deployment to Saudi Arabia in 2013. Villa Living was the life!

WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES?

Visiting historical museums, Watching the New Orleans Saints win (WHO DAT!), writing fictional stories about romance, and eating at new restaurants.

PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL GOALS?

Personal: To write, edit, and publish my first romance novel in the next 5 years.

Professional: Make MSgt so I can become a first sergeant. I also plan to graduate this December with a master's in social work.