Keesler inducts newest Chief Master Sergeants during ceremony
U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Katie Hammonds, 81st Medical Support Squadron medical logistics flight chief, is joined by her friend, Erin Marchand, as they unveil a statue presented to Hammonds during the Chief Induction Ceremony inside the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 15, 2019. Five Keesler Airmen earned their chief master sergeant stripe during the 2019 promotion release. Air Force officials selected 479 senior master sergeants for promotion to chief master sergeant out of 2,241 eligible for a selection rate of 21.37 percent. Chief master sergeants make up one percent of the Air Force enlisted force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)