Veterans in Blue - Senior Airman Aubrey Trufant

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Date: 11.03.2016
Posted: 11.03.2016 15:37
News ID: 213764
Veterans in Blue - Senior Airman Aubrey Trufant

Trufant enlisted on July 20, 1999, as a heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technician. His assignments included Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, and Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. After the events of 9/11, Aubrey deployed to Kwangju Air Base where he helped get the closed installation up and running again to house service members that would soon deploy to Afghanistan. Trufant reached the end of his enlistment July 20, 2005,and chose to separate so he could pursue his passion--tattooing. Today, Trufant and his brother Alex own a tattoo shop in San Angelo, home of Goodfellow Air Force Base. “Greatness isn’t anything you can achieve, but as long as you’re moving in that direction, things are going to be good.”