Promotion of first female minority chief master sergeant in Delaware Air National Guard

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The Delaware Air National Guard will promote its first female minority chief master sergeant during a ceremony at the New Castle ANG Base on Sunday morning, March 3.

Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Marcia Price, a Dover, Del. resident for 23 years, originally from Long Island, N.Y., will be promoted to the Air National Guard's highest rank for enlisted personnel at 11:30 a.m. in the Loeffel Room of the base's headquarters building at 2600 Spruance Drive, New Castle, Del., 19720. Media are invited to attend.

Brigadier Gen. Carol A. Timmons, Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Delaware National Guard, is the presiding official.

Sergeant Price is a full-time military technician and a human resources specialist at the Delaware National Guard's Joint Force Headquarters. In this capacity she oversees the recruitment, placement, compensation, and human resource development of the Delaware National Guard's full-time technician force.

Sergeant Price enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1979, serving in personnel until 1985 when she left active duty. She continued to work for the Department of Defense as a civilian in various positions. While working as a civilian with the Air Force Reserve at the 512th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Sgt. Price enlisted in the Delaware ANG 1997. She began working full-time for the Delaware National Guard in 1999.

She has served or worked across the globe, including in Germany and the United Kingdom, and holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Wesley College, Dover, Del.

The Delaware ANG has 1,100 members, and continually deploys personnel and subordinate units around the globe. This release is in the public domain, and any part may be used as written.

Delaware Air National Guard: Celebrating 67 years of Citizen-Airman service to our state and nation, 1946-2013

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