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Guardian of the Week: Capt. Shannon McKimmie

Capt. September “Shannon” McKimmie, mission flight control officer for the 45 Space Wing's Guardian Challenge team. (Air Force photo)

Capt. September “Shannon” McKimmie, mission flight control officer for the 45 Space Wing's Guardian Challenge team. (Air Force photo)

Patrick AFB --

Name: Capt. September "Shannon" McKimmie

Hometown: Alexandria, Va.

What is your primary role in Guardian Challenge?
Mission Flight Control Officer for Range Ops.

What are you looking to gain from Guardian Challenge?
I'm excited about the opportunity to gain a more complete understanding of the range mission and greater knowledge of the flight safety system through focused study. Also, I'm looking forward to working with my peers here on the Eastern Range and out at the Western Range.

Why is the 45th Space Wing going to win again?
Excellence is not a single act, but a habit and history will repeat itself again this year when the 45th Space Wing wins the Schriever trophy.

Why is a Shark better than a ChickenHawk?
A shark is the ultimate predator, so every ChickenHawk better watch out!