By 932nd Airlift Wing, 932nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs
/ Published November 27, 2018
Master Sgt. Gerald Sonnenberg and Master Sgt. Karen Ridge prepare the American flag for the national anthem in front of a packed Indycar crowd August 25, 2018. As part of the event, 932nd Airlift Wing Maintenance Group commander, Col. Sharon Johnson, was recognized on stage with the Indy drivers at the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. The race was held at Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison, Illinois. Johnson was an honored VIP to help kick off the 2nd annual IndyCar race which was won by Will Power, won the 248-lap race around the four-turn, 1.25-mile Gateway Motorsports Park paved track in Madison, Illinois, in his #12 Chevrolet by 1.3 seconds over second place finisher Alexander Rossi. The 932nd Airlift Wing was represented by maintenance, medical, public affairs staff and operations personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Stan Paregien)
The 932nd Director of Psychological Health and the 932nd public affairs staff brainstormed ideas to help military members and civilians see ways to get past big rocks or challenges in their lives. One way they decided to try an extra effort, was to open up an opportunity for wing members and special visitors to speak and tell their challenging stories through video interviews:
Here are some of those special people and their stories describing getting through hard times in life, which everyone has from time to time. CLICK links below for video!
Command Chief of Air Force Reserve Command visits and shares hard moments in her life:
Maintenance Group Chief Wagner explains loss and recovery:
Aeromedical nurse overcomes stress:
To see all the wing's additional video projects over time including news, features, retirements, a variety of fun events around the unit, and historical videos, please click the link below and enjoy with your favorite snack!
ALL 932nd Airlift Wing VIDEOS