Chief’s ‘true colors’ impart wisdom, enhance understanding

Chief Master Sgt. Nicole Hicks is the senior enlisted leader for the 324th Training Squadron at Basic Military Training, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Hicks, who is bi-racial, grew up in Pacific, Missouri. The trials and tribulations she faced as a child and young adult have shaped her perspectives and helped her achieve a successful career in the Air Force. Time and experience have taught the chief how to take advantage of opportunities to help people become more culturally aware and to provide safe platforms to have tough conversations and ask questions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joseph Gangemi)

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