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U.S. Air Force: A First Sergeants Job, the Airmen

Aug 23, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The U.S. Air Force (56th Fighter Wing) issued the following news:

By Aspen Reid

First sergeants, or first shirts or shirts, are the front-line ambassadors to unit commanders for maintaining the health, morale, and welfare of everyone assigned. They stay vigilant on watching for things that may adversely impact the readiness of the Airmen and the mission.

In the Air Force, first sergeant is not a grade, it's a special duty designation. It's filled by a senior enlisted member who...