One step further

Staff Sgt. Carl Walker, 35th Maintenance Operations Squadron, accepts technical sergeant uniform stripes from Col. Michael Rothstein, 35th Fighter Wing commander, Dec. 9, 2010, during a surprise STEP promotion announcement at Misawa Air Base, Japan. Additionally, Staff Sgt. Vanessa Perner, 35th Communications Squadron, was selected for promotion to technical sergeant and was notified via telephone conference at her current location. The stripes for exceptional performers program recognizes outstanding individuals instantly promoting them to technical or master sergeant. U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Strohmeyer/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Chad StrohmeyerReleased
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