Face of Defense: Airman Ranger Leads the Way
By Air Force Airman 1st Class Brigitte N. Brantley-Sisk
23rd Wing Public Affairs
FORT BENNING, Ga., May 11, 2011 – The course began with 404 students. After 61 days of fast-paced, stressful situations that pushed the students’ physical and mental limits, only 191 remained and just one graduate would be an airman.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew Garner, who earned the coveted Ranger tab, listens to remarks provided by a Ranger leader at Fort Benning, Ga., April 29, 2011. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brigitte N. Brantley-Sisk