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News: Recognizing Civilians: Erin Fineberg

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Recognizing Civilians: Erin Fineberg

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11/16/2017

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Compiled by Amy Perry

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Fort Lee recognizes DoD Civilians

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​FORT LEE, Va, (Nov. 16, 2017) -- Erin Fineberg

Hometown: Atascocita, Texas
 
Family: “My husband is Sgt. 1st Class Jason Fineberg. Our sons are Coleman and Kace, and we have a daughter Aria.”
 
Job title: Secretary, Kenner Army Health Clinic
 
Federal service: Six months at Fort Lee and over four years with Department of Defense.
 
Job duties: “I provide administrative support for the commander, sergeant major and deputy commanders at KAHC. I manage calendars, edit documents and facilitate meetings as well as fill in for the Patient Advocate and Executive Medicine/Public Affairs Officer when they are out.”
 
How did you get started with the federal government? “In 2011, I started as a seasonal clerk for the Department of Public Works Roads and Grounds in Fort Drum, New York.”
 
How did you start working at Kenner? “As a part of our move to Fort Lee, I enrolled in the Priority Placement Program as a military spouse and once the hiring freeze was lifted I began work in May.”
 
Thoughts on your working environment: “I love coming to work each day, something new is always happening.”
 
Challenges of your job: “Communication while a central function in my job can have its challenges.”
 
Motivation for job: “Helping Soldiers and family members.”
 
One thing you can't live without? “My family.”
 
Favorite place to vacation: “I inherited a love for the beach from my mom.”
 
Pet peeves: “Gossip and pre-judging.”
 
Favorite author: “Beth Moore. I love her stories.”
 
Favorite food: “Lasagna or Bluebell ice cream.”
 
Worst fear: “Failure.”
 
Talent: “Singing.”
 
Hobbies: “Softball, volleyball and running 5Ks with obstacles.”
 
Life lesson to share: “To choose joy. Being joyful makes everything else easier.”
 
Someone you admire: “I admire my husband for his dedication to God, country, family, church, and work.”
 
Qualities you admire in others: “Kindness and integrity.”
 
What do you expect from your leaders? “Leadership, integrity, investment and kindness.”
 
What is something people would be surprised to know about you? “I am a lifetime Astros fan! We finally won!”
 
Future aspirations: “Continue to work for the DOD, and taking on increased responsibilities and learning every day. Earn a master's degree.”
 

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