Education Milestone for Enlisted Ranks

The Community College of the Air Force recognized its 350,000th degree recipient on May 5 when TSgt. Brannen Parrish received an associate degree in applied science public affairs during the 2010 Senior Enlisted Leader Summit at Maxwell AFB, Ala. “The Air Force gives you every opportunity to continue your education … and you need to take advantage of the opportunities,” said Parrish, an Air Force Reserve individual mobilization augmentee currently on active duty in Air University’s public affairs office. CCAF was established in the early 1970s. Today, CCAF students earn more than 1.6 million college credit hours each year. Lt. Col. Tim Albrecht, CCAF commandant said it “was truly the icing on the cake” to be able to recognize Parrish at the enlisted leader powwow. (Maxwell report by SSgt. Eric Donner)