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Interview of Alfonso Rogers by Kellie Anderson

November 7, 2014

Feature Article

Born and raised in Warner Robins, Georgia, Staff Sergeant Alfonso Rogers was from a young age very familiar with the Air Force. After graduating from high school in 2002, he would promptly go on to attend Georgia Southern University for two years, and then would decide to enlist in the United States Air Force. But Staff Sergeant Rogers was soon to realize that he had just left school for more school. He entered as a young Airman and emerged a fully qualified loadmaster on the C-17A, completing seven years of active duty service.

Today, he serves as a Reservist as he pursues his undergraduate degree in Sports Administration at The Citadel with the hope of becoming either an NBA official or an Athletic Director. In this interview, Staff Sergeant Rogers discusses the true nature if his experience growing up, the mentors who influenced his life, the family he has at home as well as his extended family in the Air Force, and the passion and path God has revealed to him. His story shows the many ways that he wishes to make a difference.

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