Blue police force to blue Air Force

Holding the "blue line" steady in two places is the next challenge for an enlistee who contacted the wing. Here, Chief of Public Affairs, Lt. Col Stan Paregien, performs the oath of enlistment for the newest Airman joining the 932nd Airlift Wing on July 31, 2017, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Andrew Blandford is a police officer in Illinois, who became interested in the explosive ordnance disposal speciality within the Air Force Reserve, after talking to his childhood friend, Airman 1st. Class Mathew Brummel, who works with the 932nd Airlift Wing's Operations Group. They have been friends since kindergarten and Brummel recently spoke about his family connections and motivation to join the reserve and the importance of staying close to family while serving. Blandford's line recruiter is Tech. Sgt. Brittany Paus. To help others interested in joining the 932nd Airlift Wing, the toll free number is 1-800-257-1212, for more information. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Parr)

PHOTO BY: Christopher Parr
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