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Patrick Airmen remember first enlisted leader

Members of the 45th Space Wing pay their respects Monday at a memorial ceremony for former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Paul Airey, who passed away March 11. Chief Airey was the first Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, selected in 1966 from 26 finalists out of 6,000 chiefs then serving. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Connell)

Members of the 45th Space Wing pay their respects Monday at a memorial ceremony for former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Paul Airey, who passed away March 11. Chief Airey was the first Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, selected in 1966 from 26 finalists out of 6,000 chiefs then serving. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Connell)