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UP CLOSE: Capt. Enrika Ross

This week’s Up Close features Capt. Enrika Ross, 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron nursing OIC. Up Close is a series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base.

This week’s Up Close features Capt. Enrika Ross, 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron nursing OIC. Up Close is a series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Andrew Park; photo/Senior Airman Lauren Douglas)

This week’s Up Close features Capt. Enrika Ross, 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron nursing OIC. Up Close is a series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base.

WHY DID YOU JOIN?

I joined because I really wanted to serve the country in a different way.

 

WHAT DO YOU DO ON THE CIVILIAN SIDE?

I’m a civilian nurse practitioner at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. 

  

FAVORITE AIR FORCE EXPERIENCE?

I like to talk to patients and boost morale. 

  

WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES?

I enjoy doing a lot for my church. I’m currently working on a corporate health fair. I’m trying to get surrounding churches to come and serve the community spiritually, physically and emotionally.

 

 PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL GOALS?

I’m working on a post certification as a mental health nurse practitioner. I would like to work with veterans with difficulty getting assistance. I can help them become more mentally fit.