9/14/2012 - Col. John Wood, 87th Air Base Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, 87th ABW command chief, recognize Harold R. MartinezNazario (left) and Joseph Busacca (right) Sept. 11 in the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron conference room. MartinezNazario and Busacca were honored for their 40 years of service.
Joseph Busacca (right) began his 40-year career as an enlisted Air Force member in 1972. He entered civil service in 1976 after four years of military service and worked as an entry-level mailroom clerk with the Veteran Administration in North Port, N.Y. He transferred to the Army Corps of Engineers in 1978 where he worked as a pipefitter. He relocated to New Jersey in 1981 where he began his career as a plumber with the 438th Civil Engineer Squadron Housing Maintenance Flight. He transitioned to the heating career field and worked as a pipefitter until 1993. His position was converted to a boiler plant operator so he relocated to the 305th CES Central Heat Plant. He has been employed as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning mechanic in the grade of WG-10 with the 87th CES since 1999.
Harold R. MartinezNazario served as a chemical entry team member in the Army from 1965 to 1967 and then as a mortar crewman from 1974 to 1984. He began his tenure with the installation in 1985 as a monitor and operator for sports. He moved to the inmate grounds as a monitor in 2004. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne Russell/Released)