Air Force Women Serve on 2013 Thunderbirds Team

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Laura Almazan configures a laptop for use in the client support administrator's work room on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 13, 2013. Almazan, a knowledge operations specialist, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.
  • Air Force Maj. Caroline Jensen prepares for a practice show launch on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 13, 2013. Jensen, a pilot for the Thunderbird 3, Right Wing, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season, and the fourth female pilot and first female reservist demonstration pilot in team history. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.
  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Amber Alumpe checks a g-suit using a combined aircrew systems tester during a routine inspection on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 14, 2013. Alumpe, an aircrew flight equipment specialist, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.
  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Sharon Tyree programs BlackBerrys for use on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 14, 2013. Tyree, a client support administrator, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.
  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Holly Mays reviews training documents with Air Force Staff Sgt. Tarkha Barbedo on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 15, 2013. Mays, an education and training manager, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Amorita Jenkins inventories bench stock supplies on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 15, 2013. Jenkins, a material management specialist, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Jessica Rivers inventories a tool box on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 15, 2013. Rivers, an aircraft structural maintenance technician, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.
  • Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tania Mitchell reviews aircraft scheduling data on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 21, 2013. Mitchell, an aircraft plans and scheduling specialist, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.
  • Air Force Master Sgt. Gina Creel sorts through squadron personnel files on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 21, 2013. Creel, a personnel specialist, is one of 13 females assigned to the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron for the 2013 show season. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.