USO Okinawa Staff Highlight: Miyuki Taira

USO Okinawa Staff Highlight: Miyuki Taira

by Curtis Kozlesky
USO Hansen Center
Name: Miyuki Taira
Position/Title: Custodian
Time worked at USO: June 2001 - Present
Center/Office location: USO HANSEN
Tell Us About Them:
Miyuki is our custodian for the center and throughout her 17 years of valued support service she has taken personal pride to ensure our facilities were maintained in a high state of cleanliness and has received numerous accolades from senior leadership and patrons. She continues to provide outstanding assistance to the USO staff and over 8,000 service personnel and their family members that visit USO Hansen monthly.  She also assists with major events that include Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Super Bowl, Easter, Weekly Taste of Home events and the popular Saturday BBQ’S.  Thank you for your outstanding service Miyuki!
Why do they love working at the USO?
“I enjoy working at the USO and gain personal satisfaction of taking care of the patrons trying to make the USO a “home away from home.”
What is their favorite memory of working at the USO?
“I really enjoy the community relations events conducted for Halloween and Easter that provide goodwill to the Okinawa school children and the families.”

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