"...It was a really unique opportunity to get the chance to suit up the Secretary of the Air Force..."

Staff Sgt. Virgie Yi, 9th Physiological Support Squadron assistant non-commissioned officer in charge of launch and recovery, adjusts the helmet for the high-altitude pressure suit of Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James at Beale Air Force Base, California, Aug. 11, 2015. The specialized pressure suit allows U-2 Dragon Lady pilots to safely fly at altitudes reaching 70,000 feet. James visited Beale to receive a first-hand perspective of high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance from collection to dissemination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dana J. Cable)

Staff Sgt. Virgie Yi, 9th Physiological Support Squadron assistant non-commissioned officer in charge of launch and recovery, adjusts the helmet for the high-altitude pressure suit of Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James at Beale Air Force Base, California, Aug. 11, 2015. The specialized pressure suit allows U-2 Dragon Lady pilots to safely fly at altitudes reaching 70,000 feet. James visited Beale to receive a first-hand perspective of high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance from collection to dissemination. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dana J. Cable)

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California -- "It was a really unique opportunity to get the chance to suit up the Secretary of the Air Force. To be able to show her that detailed closer look at what we do and the chance that it might factor into any decisions she makes at that level is really an awesome opportunity."

Staff Sgt. Virgie Yi, 9th Physiological Support Squadron assistant non-commissioned officer in charge of launch and recovery

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas

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