Family bonds: more than blood
Lucas, a child of Tech. Sgt. Brian, the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of power production, and Tech. Sgt. Leah Thomas, noncommissioned officer in charge of Quality Assurance, Aircrew Flight Equipment, waits for his dinner in Box Elder, S.D., April 19, 2018. The Thomas’ perform more than 50 hours of training each year to keep their certifications valid compared to the five-hour minimum to be foster parent in 14 states. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicolas Z. Erwin)