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Hill Airmen foster interest in Air Force careers through UMA job fair

Senior Airman Laura Rojas, 729th Air Control Squadron, speaks with a student while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Senior Airman Laura Rojas, 729th Air Control Squadron, speaks with a student while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Airman First Class Gonzalez Ramirez Omar, 729th Air Control Squadron, speaks with a student while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Airman First Class Gonzalez Ramirez Omar, 729th Air Control Squadron, speaks with a student while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Romero, 729th Air Control Squadron, speaks with students while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Romero, 729th Air Control Squadron, speaks with students while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Airman First Class William Galuszka, 775th Civil Engineering Squadron, speaks with students about explosive devices while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Airman First Class William Galuszka, 775th Civil Engineering Squadron, speaks with students about explosive devices while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Airman First Class William Galuszka, 775th Civil Engineering Squadron, speaks with students about military equipment during a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Airman First Class William Galuszka, 775th Civil Engineering Squadron, speaks with students about military equipment during a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Students at the Utah Military Academy take turns driving a Micro Tactical Ground Robot at the explosive ordnance disposal display during a job fair May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Students at the Utah Military Academy take turns driving a Micro Tactical Ground Robot at the explosive ordnance disposal display during a job fair May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Senior Airman Nicolas Geanta, 729th Air Control Squadron, speaks with students while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Senior Airman Nicolas Geanta, 729th Air Control Squadron, speaks with students while participating in a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Romero, 729th Air Control Squadron, discusses mobile communications equipment with students during a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Romero, 729th Air Control Squadron, discusses mobile communications equipment with students during a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Staff Sgt. Anthony Bauc, 729th Air Control Squadron, discusses mobile radar equipment with students during a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Staff Sgt. Anthony Bauc, 729th Air Control Squadron, discusses mobile radar equipment with students during a job fair at the Utah Military Academy, May 25, 2021, in Riverdale, Utah. Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted the event at the nearby charter high school to educate and inspire students, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Airmen from Hill Air Force Base recently hosted a job fair May 25, at a nearby charter High School called the Utah Military Academy.

The event was designed to educate and inspire the more than five hundred students currently attending the school, as well as promote interest in the possibility of future military careers.

“We have service members here today representing over twenty different career fields within the Air Force, known as Air Force Specialty Codes,” said Staff Sgt. Daniel Plefka, 729th Air Control Squadron.

Airmen from the 729th ACS, 75th Security Forces Squadron, 75th Medical Group, 514th Flight Test Squadron, and 775th Explosive Ordnance Disposal just to name a few attended the event and displayed military vehicles, a mobile radar dish, communication system trailers, as well as other military equipment.

"The students all seemed truly enthusiastic and interested in learning about our job specialties and the many military career options,” said Plefka. “I’m sure these young people are inspired with some confidence, by hearing from professionals who were a short time ago, where they are now.

“As for the Airmen participating today, we all enjoy providing knowledge and support to our future military leaders of tomorrow,” he said