Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Kayla "Brooke" Whitmire

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  • By Airman 1st Class Saisha Cornett
  • 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Kayla “Brooke” Whitmire

Unit: 19th Airlift Wing Chapel

Official Duty title: Religious Affairs Apprentice

Hometown: Cameron, Texas

Time in service: 18 months

Time at Little Rock: 13 months

Goals: Become a JAG Officer, earn her Doctor of Juridical Science, and open a law firm

Hobbies: Art, thrifting, riding horses, and studying the Bible

As a religious affairs apprentice with the 19th Airlift Wing Chapel, Whitmire dedicated 1000 hours to serve the base and the local community through volunteer work.

Additionally, Whitmire recognized a potential operational security violation and reported it to ensure the safety of 40 deployers on a short notice tasking.

Finally, Whitmire fortified resiliency, organized and led one marriage retreat, four family fun nights, and planned the dorm event "Rocky Rumble," reaching 500 Airmen and families.