GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT: Shannon Reed Rix, HHS Class of 1993, is the Command Chief Master Sergeant, 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. She is the primary senior enlisted advisor to the Wing commander on morale, welfare, discipline, training, fitness, and effective use of the Wing’s 3,300 combat-ready enlisted personnel assigned to 17 squadrons supporting KC-135 Stratotanker operations as well as Air Education and training Command’s Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape School and 19 tenant organizations.

Shannon has received many awards and decorations since joining the Air Force in 1993 and has been station in Japan, Kansas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Illinois. She was deployed in support of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM, and FREEDOM”S SENTINEL.