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Stepping up to the plate

Courtesy photo of U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. (Ret.) Misti Wickersham during her Stripes for Exceptional Performers promotion ceremony in 2003, released to the 81st Training Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Nov. 20, 2023. The photo was released to accompany an article about Wickersham's son, Staff Sgt. Darren Weeks, 81st Communication Squadron client systems supervisor, receiving his own surprise STEP promotion ceremony. (Courtesy Photo)

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