Refugee to Airman

Tech. Sgt. Odette Youkhanna Esho, 56th Communications Squadron non-commissioned officer in charge of knowledge management, stands at rest for a portrait Sept. 9, 2018, at White Tank Mountain Regional Park, Ariz. As a child, Esho escaped from Iraq with her family as refugees after her father deserted from Saddam Hussein’s military. After spending two years in a Turkish refugee camp, Tech. Sgt. Esho was granted asylum in the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ridge Shan)

PHOTO BY: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ridge Shan
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