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173rd Fighter Wing promotes newest chief master sergeant

CMSgt Cooper

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Michael Cooper, the 173rd Fighter Wing weapons manager, stands for a photo with his wife, son and daughter during a promotion ceremony, Nov. 13, 2020. The ceremony marking his ascension to the highest enlisted rank, was held at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. The ceremony took place in front of a very small, socially distant audience but was also broadcast for those unable to attend. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

CMSgt Cooper

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Edwards, the 173rd Fighter Wing commander, presides over a promotion ceremony for Senior Master Sgt. Michael Cooper, the wing weapons manager, Nov. 13, 2020 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Cooper’s family stands at the ready to help him don his dress blues jacket bearing chief master sergeant stripes for the first time. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

CMSgt Cooper

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Michael Cooper, the 173rd Fighter Wing weapons manager, stands for a photo with his wife, son and daughter during a promotion ceremony, Nov. 13, 2020. The ceremony marking his ascension to the highest enlisted rank, was held at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. The ceremony took place in front of a very small, socially distant audience but was also broadcast for those unable to attend. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. -- U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Michael Cooper, the 173rd Fighter Wing weapons manager, dons don his dress blues jacket bearing chief master sergeant stripes for the first time with the help of his wife and daughter during a promotion ceremony, Nov. 13, 2020 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The ceremony took place in front of a very small, socially distant audience but was also broadcast for those unable to attend. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)