Staff Sgt. Kristyne Pierson hails from Jefferson, Ohio, and has been in the Air Force since 2011. She is an Aerospace Ground Equipment technician and some of her responsibilities include performing scheduled inspections, functional checks and preventative maintenance on all ground support equipment used by the aircraft. This includes all the generators, hydraulic test stands, air conditioners, air supply carts, and stands needed to assist the crew chiefs to complete the mission. Pierson was stationed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, prior to joining the team. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, hiking with her three dogs, reading and traveling.