Reservist steps in to help
By Lt. Col. David Brien, 552nd Air Control Wing
/ Published April 20, 2009
Tinker AFB, Okla. -- 552nd Air Control Wing Commander Col. Pat Hoffman congratulates Tech. Sgt. Ashley Kimbrough on her certification as an Emergency Actions Controller in the 552 ACW Command Post.
Sergeant Kimbrough is a reservist on active-duty orders under the War Effort program managed by Headquarters Air Combat Command. She is back-filling a critical position at Tinker while other members are deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Master Sgt. Rachel Polite, command post superintendent, 552 ACW, coordinated all aspects of the program, matching ACC's funding, personnel from the reserves, and Tinker's needs.
Sergeant Kimbrough is from Marlow, OK.