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Staff Sgt. Cierra Rodgers
180514-F-XN660-002.JPG Photo By: Airman 1st Class Dillon Parker

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-MEDINA ANNEX - The Joint Base San Antonio Airman Leadership School was renamed in honor of Staff Sgt. Cierra Rogers during a ceremony here May 11, 2018. Roders was formerly assigned to the 67th and 688th Cyberspace Wings and graduated from the JBSA-Lackland ALS. Rogers died May 20, 2016, from injuries sustained after saving a family from a burning building in the Songtan shopping district April 29, 2016, while assigned to Osan Air Base, South Korea. Rodgers then assisted by gathering volunteers and blankets and pleading with the woman to drop her children onto the blankets. Aside from shock, smoke inhalation and minor injuries, the family survived the incident.


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