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230629-F-RL243-1127.JPG Photo By: Airman 1st Class Mason Hargrove

JFHQ - U.S. Air Force Col. Jay Spohn, 187th Fighter Wing vice commander, boards an F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing, June 29, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Spohn became the first Air National Guard pilot to qualify in the F-35 Lightning II in 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mason Hargrove)


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Video by Staff Sgt. William Frye
From Foster Care to Flight
Joint Force Headquarters - Alabama National Guard
March 8, 2022 | 4:36
Sgt. Lisa Arnett, a CH-47 Chinook crew chief with the ALNG’s B Co. 1-169th Aviation Regiment, talks about her life, career, and motivations at Sumpter Smith Joint National Guard Base in Birmingham, Alabama, Feb. 8, 2022. Arnett’s childhood of trauma and abuse in the foster care system led her to service in the Alabama National Guard, which turned her story into a positive force of change for others like her.

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