Strong roots, brave new path: Whiteman AFB Airman stays connected to her heritage, bonds with AF family

Airman Maria Benavente, assigned to the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron, poses for a portait on May 10, 2019, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage month. Benavente grew up in Guam and was the first in her family to join the military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kayla White)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Kayla White
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