"...I fell in love with the idea of being a dad..."

Senior Airman Rolando Alvarado, 9th Force Support Squadron force management technician, hold his newborn child. (Courtesy photo)

Senior Airman Rolando Alvarado, 9th Force Support Squadron force management technician, hold his newborn child. (Courtesy photo)

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- "When we first found out that we were going to be parents, I fell in love with the idea of being a dad. I was set on having a boy, but was told we would be having a girl. I was not disappointed.  When she came to us it was the best feeling I ever felt."

Senior Airman Rolando Alvarado, 9th Force Support Squadron force management technician

Hometown: Stockton, Calif.

(Each week we will share a story of a Team Beale member through a candid photo, simple quote or 30 to 60 second video interview. The goal of this project is to provide a glimpse into the lives of the faces of Beale.  It's the unique attributes, backgrounds and lifestyles of our Airmen that make us the world's greatest Air Force.)

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