Chief Master Sgt. Fowler retires after 29 years of service

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CHEYENNE – Chief Master Sgt. Milissa Fowler retired from the Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing Sept. 9. 

Fowler's 29 years of honorable service in the United States Air Force was marked with a retirement ceremony. Her service began with four years as an active-duty airman before she transferred to the Washington Air National Guard and then the Wyoming Air National Guard in 1997. 

During Fowler's time with Wyoming, she has held various positions within the 153rd Mission Support Group, with her final position as the chief of the 153rd Force Support Squadron.

"You have touched so many lives," said Col. Paul Lyman, 153rd Airlift Wing commander. "Your legacy can be seen throughout the force support squadron today as they're running like a well oiled machine." 

Fowler's official date of retirement is Oct. 1, 2017.

PHOTO: Retired Chief Master Sgt. Milissa Fowler addresses family, friends and fellow airmen at her retirement ceremony on Sept. 9, in Cheyenne. Fowler retired from the Wyoming Air National Guard after 29 years of honorable service. 

Photo by Senior Airman Autumn Velez