Offerman earns Below the Zone

Chief Master Sgt. Rita Felton, 14th Flying Training Wing Command Chief, left, and Col. John Nichols, 14th FTW Commander, left, hand Airman 1st Class Ryan Offerman, 14th Civil Engineer Squadron Firefighter, his Below the Zone certificate June 27 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. BTZ is the competitive promotion program offered to enlisted personnel in the grade of Airman First Class earning them a promotion six months earlier than normal. Offerman was told to get dressed as the mascot Sparky for children touring the Fire Station but upon his return he was surprised with his notification of BTZ from base leadership and his team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sharon Ybarra)

PHOTO BY: Sharon Ybarra
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