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Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Shyanne Cox

A photo depicting the Combat Airlifter of the Week.

Airman 1st Class Shyanne Cox, 61st Airlift Squadron Loadmaster, is nominated as the Combat Airlifter of the Week Jan. 16, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Grace Nichols)


Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Shyanne Cox

Unit: 61st Airlift Squadron

Duty title: Loadmaster

Hometown: Florence, South Carolina

Time in service: One year eight months

Time at Little Rock: 14 months

Goals: Become an Instructor Loadmaster

Hobbies: Horseback riding, hiking, cooking, hunting

Air Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before Self

How does the individual portray the core value?

Cox exemplified Service Before Self when she volunteered to be a part of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. Cox spent three weeks airlifting humanitarian and medical supplies to Puerto Rico. 

“When I heard about the devastation, I knew I wanted to do my part to help any way possible”.