Air Force Women Serve Nation in Various Military Roles

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Air Force Senior Airman Jessica Peterson cleans a patient's teeth at the dental clinic on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 6, 2013. Peterson, a dental assistant, is assigned to the 99th Dental Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam
  • Air Force Capt. (Dr.) Melissa Anderson examines a patient at the dental clinic on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 6, 2013. Anderson, a dentist, is assigned to the 99th Dental Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam
  • Air Force Capt. Kari Asai examines her F-15E aircraft following a training mission during exercise Red Flag 13-3 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 6, 2013. Asai, an F-15E weapons officer, is assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron in Lakenheath, England. U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Newell
  • Air Force Airman 1st Class Hillary Roberts stirs cheese to make lasagna at the Crosswinds Dining Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 6, 2013.  Roberts, a culinary specialist, is assigned to the 99th Force Support Squadron.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany Rumsey issues a traffic citation near the main gate on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 6, 2013. Rumsey, a military patrolwoman, is assigned to the 99th Security Forces Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jason W. Edwards
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Tarheisha Alvarez updates an airman's profile on her computer on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 7, 2013. Alvarez, a force management supervisor, is assigned to the 99th Force Support Squadron, and oversees enlisted and officer performance evaluations. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam
  • Air Force Senior Airman Amanda Scoblic uses the optic lens on her weapon to scan the horizon during an operational readiness exercise at a simulated deployed location on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., March 7, 2013. Scoblic, a patrolman, is assigned to the 4th Security Forces Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubrey White
  • Air Force Capt. Laura Dawson inspects an aircrew member's helmet for cracks during an operational readiness exercise on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., March 8, 2013. Dawson, a weapon systems officer, is assigned to the 336th Fighter Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aubrey White
  • Air Force Senior Airman Amy Dennis, left, Senior Master Sgt. Lisa Deleon, center, and Tech Sgt. Candice Taylor, right, make initial contact with headquarters immediately after landing on Los Alamitos Army Airfield, Calif., during exercise Patriot Hook, March 12, 2013. Dennis, DeLeon and Taylor are assigned to the 433rd Airlift Wing Airlift Control Flight.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradley Church
  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Becky Fitch gives the go ahead for Army vehicles to unload a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on March Air Reserve Base, Calif., during exercise Patriot Hook, March 15, 2013. Fitch is assigned to the 89th Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Gilliland
  • Air Force Senior Airman Audrey Jones, front, performs a function check on a mask on McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., March 20, 2013. Jones, a journeyman, is assigned to the 22nd Operation Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment. Airmen from her unit maintain the readiness of life-saving equipment KC-135 Stratotanker pilots use to ensure their safety. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales
  • Air Force Lt. Co. Jennifer Short performs a pre-flight check on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.., March 27, 2013. Short, a pilot, is commander 358th Fighter Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Camilla Griffin