Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Whitney Jackson (middle), a maritime enforcement specialist assigned to Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor in Silverdale, Wash., poses for a photo with calssmates at the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School, an Air Force leadership school for junior non-commissioned officers. Photo courtesy Joint Base Lewis - McChord.

Learning to lead: Washington-based Coast Guardsman soars at Airman Leadership School

“The most valuable thing I learned was humility,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Whitney Jackson. Learn about Jackson’s leadership journey and her experience being an island of blue in a sea of grey camouflage.