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Wing, mission partners build resiliency team

Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, far right, poses with 14 recent graduates of the 45th SW Resiliency Training Assistant Course after congratulating them for joining the installation's Resiliency Team. The RTA graduates will provide resilience training to Total Force Airmen, civilian personnel and families at the unit level, and with Master Resiliency Trainers through professional military education, Wingman Day and special events.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, far right, poses with 14 recent graduates of the 45th SW Resiliency Training Assistant Course after congratulating them for joining the installation's Resiliency Team. The RTA graduates will provide resilience training to Total Force Airmen, civilian personnel and families at the unit level, and with Master Resiliency Trainers through professional military education, Wingman Day and special events. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Airmen stationed at Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., recently graduated from the 45th Space Wing Resiliency Training Assistant Course and joined the base resiliency team.

The RTA graduates will provide resilience training to military, civilian personnel and families at the unit level, and with Master Resiliency Trainers through professional military education, Wingman Day and special events.

"When we look at Comprehensive Airman Fitness we focus on how we can strengthen our Airmen, civilian members and families across the mental, physical, social and spiritual domains," said Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, who congratulated and thanked the new RTAs for their commitment to building a resilient force.

"As resiliency trainers you will provide those skills that contribute to an Airmen's well-being and success both personally and professionally.  You will make a positive difference both in the lives of our Airmen as individuals and to our mission," he said.

New RTAs include:

Lt. Samantha Parr, 1st Range Operations Squadron
Master Sgt. Sherrill Pratt, 45th Range Management Squadron
Master Sgt. Kenneth Hawley, 333rd Recruiting Squadron
Tech. Sgt. Frank Pugliese, 45th RMS
Tech. Sgt. Desiree Penn, Air Force Technical Applications Center
Staff Sgt. Ana Ramirez, 45th Security Forces Squadron
Staff Sgt. Aaron Coates, 5th Space Launch Squadron
Staff Sgt. Sean Loria, 45th Launch Support Squadron
Staff Sgt. Kerrilee Meeker, AFTAC
Senior Airman Kristy Becklin, 45th SFS
Senior Airman Jeff Thompson, 45th Comptroller Squadron
Tiffany Cruz, 45th Force Support Squadron
Kate Vannorsdall, 45th Operations Group
Gail Simon-Boyd,  45th Contracting Squadron Key Spouse