"...It's either him, or me..."

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  • By Airman 1st Class Taylor A. Workman
  • 9th Reconnaissance Wing Public Affairs
"Every time I go in the ring I still get nervous but once I get hit with the first punch, the nervousness disappears. It's either him or me.

I decided to start boxing as a self-defense. Ever since then I've fallen in love with the sport and I've been boxing for the Air Force for four years now. In 2012, I fought against Marine and Army boxers and won the Armed Forces Boxing Championship. It feels amazing to represent the Air Force doing what I love."

Senior Airman Kenneth De Jesus-Cruz, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron cyber transport technician

Hometown: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

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