SOURCE: AIR FORCE FLIGHT TEST MUSEUM OPERATIONAL FILE
MALLORY N. MARAGNO, SSGT, USAF
ROLE: Bomber Lead Crew Chief
BIO: Staff Sergeant Maragno is an Armament Specialist working at weapons standardization and currently loads all new test missions for all bomber aircrafts. To prepare for this role, SSGT. Maragno attends weapons load training for each aircraft she is exposed at Edwards. The biggest challenge in her job is the competition in the field. “weapons is a very competive job, it’s very fun and friendly but stressful at the same time.” Her goal is to become a Chief Master Sergeant for the weapons community. Chief Master Sergeant (CMSG) is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rank in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Space Force, just above Senior Master Sergeant, and is a senior non-commissioned officer rank.
Her advice to our current students is to “work hard, but don’t be too hard on yourself. You can only fail if you give up.”