Hometown Hero: SPC Ruperto Baca

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by Your Alaska Link News Team

Hometown hero Specialist Ruperto Baca is assigned to Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 40th Calvary Regiment (Airborne).

Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Specialist Baca has been serving for 2 1/2 years.

In addition to serving as a gunner, he says his primary role is the troop armorer, for whch he maintains 100% accountability of the Arms Room's sensitive items.

Supervisors say he enjoys working hard and always has a positive attitude. He also enjoys talking to his family, hanging out with friends, camping, fishing, and hiking.