173rd Fighter Wing First Sergeant of the Year - Master Sergeant Laduska Wright

In 2015 Wright’s actions as the First Sergeant for 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron helped foster an environment of confidence among young Airmen and bridged the gaps between Director of Psychological Health and State family readiness. Wright has become an anchor for Airmen with behavioral and alcohol issues helping them to locate proper treatment, increasing their wellness and chances for success. Her dedication to professional development was apparent when she simultaneously attended the in-residence First Sergeant Academy and correspondence Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy. Wright led by example when she completed her Community College of the Air Force degree and created a personal plan to accomplish her Bachelors within a year while balancing family and work responsibilities.

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