Staff Sgt. Edward Kearns hails from North Providence, Rhode Island, and has been in the Air Force since 2014. He is a client systems technician and manages all communication devices for the team to ensure 24/7 communication capabilities. His responsibilities include deploying, sustaining, troubleshooting, and repairing standard voice, data, video networks, and cryptographic client devices for all user accounts and organizational clients. Kearns was stationed as Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, prior to joining the team. His hobbies include hiking, playing video games, and spending time with family and friends.