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  • In Focus: Senior Airman Quishauwn Gaines

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – “I’m a musician,” said Senior Airman Quishauwn Gaines. “I play the piano, guitar, and I love to sing.”While in high school, Gaines learned to play by ear and expanded his musical talent by teaching himself the piano and most recently, the guitar.“I can listen to the music

  • In Focus: Senior Airman Nicholas Walters

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Senior Airman Nicholas Walters is driven by service – not only to those around him, but also to his nation.Initially on track to become a pharmacist, he realized he wanted to join the Air Force and did so in 2018.“I remember being in school and thinking, this isn’t for

  • In Focus: Airman 1st Class Ethan Wilson

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Like many Airmen, having a veteran in the family inspired Airman 1st Class Ethan Wilson to join the Air Force Reserve.“My grandpa told me how he served in the Reserve after active duty, and it made me want to do the same thing,” Wilson said. “The Reserve is a good fit

  • In Focus: Airman 1st Class Kristie Turturro

    The “In Focus” series is a monthly feature that puts the spotlight on some of the 419th Fighter Wing’s best and brightest Reserve Citizen Airmen.Airman 1st Class Kristie Turturro, 31, is a medical administrator in the 419th Medical Squadron who joined the Air Force Reserve in January 2020.Although

  • In Focus: Staff Sgt. Dustin Becerrill

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Staff Sgt. Dustin Becerrill knew he wanted to join the military since he was a child. His father was a member of the Mexican Air Force, and Becerrill grew up hearing stories of his father’s service, which inspired him to serve, too.Even though things were going well with

  • IN FOCUS: Senior Airman Matthew Hicks

    The “In Focus” series is a monthly feature that puts the spotlight on some of the 419th Fighter Wing’s best and brightest Reserve Citizen Airmen. Find it on Instagram @419fwLife as a reservist can be a juggling act, and being a father of four is also no easy feat. Combine the two and you get the

  • IN FOCUS: Staff Sgt. Vaughn Pranter

    The “In Focus” series is a monthly feature that puts the spotlight on some of the 419th Fighter Wing’s best and brightest Reserve Citizen Airmen. Find it on Instagram @419fwHILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Staff Sgt. Vaughn Pranter, 33, is a registered respiratory therapist in Provo, Utah, but also

  • In Focus: Senior Airman Alexander Willis

    The “In Focus” series is a monthly feature that puts the spotlight on some of the 419th Fighter Wing’s best and brightest Reserve Citizen Airmen. Find it on Instagram @419fwSenior Airman Alexander Willis says he loves two things: explosions and airplanes.Before joining the 67th Aerial Port Squadron

  • In Focus: Senior Airman Rebecca Goodman

    The “In Focus” series is a monthly feature that puts the spotlight on some of the 419th Fighter Wing’s best and brightest Reserve Citizen Airmen. Find it on Instagram @419fwSenior Airman Rebecca Goodman grew up a “military brat” with parents serving in both the Air Force and civil service. Following