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September BLAZE 5/6 Leadership Highlight Award
Airman 1st Class Mufasa Coley, a 14th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, is awarded the September BLAZE 5/6 Highlight Oct. 2, 2017, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, from members of the BLAZE 5/6. Coley received the Blaze 5/6 Leadership Highlight Award for the month of September 2017 in recognition of his outstanding leadership. Coley demonstrated superb firefighting during a house fire on base where he was a part of the initial attack team. He entered the house while it was ablaze and gathered critical infrastructure details of the fire spread and saved two family pets. His direct involvement contributed to the salvage of the building’s contents and the safety of all seven residents involved. Coley is also an avid football fan who is playing for his squadron flag football team and enjoys watching both college and professional games. He also has a passion for the medical treatment side of firefighting, and volunteers at local sporting events as a standby medic.