Last updated 3/8/2022 at 3:11pm
Senior Airman Gilbert La Febre III says he's learned something about himself during his first deployment as a member of the U.S. Air Force.
"I can bounce back pretty quick," he said.
La Febre is one of about 50 Citizen-Airmen of the Air Force Reserve's 302nd Airlift Wing who are currently forward deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates. The base came under missile attack several times in January – La Febre says that's when he and his fellow Airmen learned just how resilient they are.
"You deal with it and then you get back to work," La Febre said of the attacks.
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