U.S. Air Force, T Sgt. Shamiqua D. Mason graduated from Officer Training School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama and is now a Second Lieutenant. Mason was a part of Officer Training School’s (OTS) class 19-07, also known as “Godzilla Class” the largest class in the school’s history pushing OTS to its maximum capacity.
Mason completed a rigorous, nine-and-a-half week program designed to challenge officer trainees both mentally and physically. Throughout the course of the program, the officer trainees, now Second Lieutenants, spent their days in the class room, out in the field, and firing range developing the skills and confidence to hone their own brand of leadership. Second Lieutenant Mason will continue to serve at the 914th Air Refueling Wing, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York.
Mason, a 2018 M.S. graduate of Buffalo State College, is the daughter of Sharon D. Mason of Buffalo, New York, and granddaughter of late War World II Veteran, Jimmie D. Mason. She is the mother to daughter, Amiliyah Mason. Her journey has encouraged and inspired other mothers to dream big. Congratulations!