Spotlight On An Airman

MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. -- Not many people who work on modern military equipment can claim the same job duties as a museum curator, but for airmen like Staff Sgt. William Mitchell, a crew cheif with the 927th Air Refeuling Wing, it's all in a day's work. The Niceville, Fla. native maintains the KC-135 aircraft here at MacDill - many of the planes were built more than 50 years ago. "These planes may be older, but the mission they do is high-tech. We do a lot of medical evacuation missions," Mitchell said recently while replacing a landing light lens on one of the planes he maintains. His advice for airmen is pretty simple: "Stay positive. A non-hostile working environment is how you get the most of out of people, and the most important asset we have are the people." (Official United States Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn C. Rhodes)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Shawn C. Rhodes
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