Sierra Rodriguez was a fixture at the very top of the victory stand in her Junior Olympic days and she followed that up with a state championship in the discuss throw at Flowing Wells. Rodriguez also played football for the Caballeros, helping the team go 9-2 in her senior season.
C1C Sierra Rodriguez shares her experience in an exchange she participated in last semester with the Colombian Air Force over on our Instagram where you'll find more photos and advice for cadets! @FuerzaAereaCol pic.twitter.com/td35CYny8X
— U.S. Air Force Academy (@AF_Academy) February 13, 2020
Rodriguez went on to earn a “Field Athlete of the Week” honor throwing the javelin for Air Force in her junior season and she earned a spot on the Academic All-Conference team.
Most importantly, Rodriguez earned the ranked of 2nd Lieutenant and will be stationed at Creech Air Force base in Las Vegas.
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