Black man hailed, celebrated after spending 24 years in US Air Force

Black man hailed, celebrated after spending 24 years in US Air Force

- African Americans in the United States are having beautiful careers and excelling like their white counterparts

- Chief Master Sergeant Darin S Thomas had an amazing career at the United States Air Force from where he recently retired

- Thomas retired from the Air Force after spending 24 years in service

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An African American, Chief Master Sergeant Darin S Thomas, has retired from the United States Air Force after spending 24 years in service.

The former military man took to his LinkedIn page to make the disclosure, saying he had an amazing career at the Air Force.

Thomas retired from the Air Force on Tuesday, June 16, after serving faithfully and honourably, his certificate of retirement indicated.

Black man hailed, celebrated after spending 24 years in US Air Force

Darin S Thomas. Photo credit: Darin T/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

He wrote: "Today (June 16), I am retiring from the Air Force after 24 years of service. It has been an amazing career and I want to thank God and everyone else that supported me along this journey."

In other news, the Nigerian in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has celebrated Dr Wendy Okolo, who is the first black woman to bag a PhD in Aerospace Engineering.

The Nigerian-born woman bagged her doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Dr Okolo is an aerospace research engineer in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a Ghanaian lady identified as Elizabeth Owusua fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming both a nurse and a lawyer as she now serves in both capacities, day and night.

The young lady indicated that as a child, she wanted to be a nurse, lawyer as well as a fashion designer simultaneously.

According to Elizabeth, although she strongly longed to have her dreams, she never imagined how they would all happen because of her humble beginning.

She was, however, quick to note that her training at Mfantsiman Girls helped shaped her entire being greatly.

The young lady narrated: "I went to the Nursing and Midwifery Training College at Korle Bu where I graduated with a Diploma in Nursing in 2008 and started working as a nurse in 2010 after national service."

From there, Owusua noted she continued to Central University College to top up for a Bsc Degree in Nursing alongside work and graduated in 2013.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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