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Rising 6 seeks membership to promote camaraderie

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Sally White
  • 90th Medical Operations Squadron Community Health NCO-in-charge
The Rising 6 is here to foster esprit de corps and camaraderie amongst all junior-enlisted Airmen assigned to the Mighty Ninety, and is open to all airmen basics through technical sergeants. We seek to improve and promote the morale and general welfare of all Warren enlisted personnel.

The council advises wing leadership on the general consensus of the organization on wing policies along with status of morale and welfare of the enlisted force. Also, the Rising 6 provides mentorship, personal growth and leadership development by working with other organizations on base and in the local community.

Understanding the importance of supporting and being involved in professional private organizations is not only a part of our responsibilities, but also a way to be involved and develop into a well-rounded Airman. A mentor once told me, "If you feel comfortable and everything is 'smooth sailing,' then you are not challenging yourself and growing as a person professionally or personally."

The Rising 6 offers several opportunities for its members to take on leadership positions and volunteer. It is up to you, as an Airman, to rise to the challenge and take on that responsibility.

There are several projects and events we have scheduled for this year. In April, we will be providing lunch at the Retiree Appreciation Day event, April 21 in the base clinic, and a "Lunch and Learn." The Lunch and Learn will be instructed by the base legal office members and will be covering administrative tools, punitive actions and address any questions or concerns Airmen may have.

Other events throughout the year include a date night, scavenger hunt and additional Lunch and Learn. On a quarterly basis, we have the Community College of the Air Force $100 book stipend, which is open to airmen basic through technical sergeants who are currently working on their associates degree through the CCAF and a member of the Rising 6. You can earn this stipend by submitting three bullets through your supervisor to the Rising 6 officers by the end of each quarter. The winner will be announced the first meeting of each quarter. Rising 6 has its monthly meeting the third Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.; the location will be announced at the beginning of each month.

If you are interested in becoming a member, volunteering or have any questions, please contact the Rising 6 officers at