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NEWS | April 3, 2019

Security forces Airman wins Women In Defense award

By Staff Sgt. Andrea Salazar Joint Base Charleston

Senior Airman Sofia Espinoza, 628th Security Forces Squadron base armorer, was awarded the 2018 Junior Enlisted Woman of the Year award by the Palmetto Chapter of Women In Defense. Espinoza was presented the award during the 9th annual Military Woman of Year event held March 21, 2019, at the Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing, Charleston, S.C. Upon receiving the award, Espinoza noted, “As the first one in my family to serve, it is honor to receive this and I am thankful for leadership and family who continually encourage me to work hard for my goals.”