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Truly resilient; an Airman’s battle with cancer

Catherine and Kian Margetiak help tack on Tech. Sgt. Josef Margetiak’s, 614th Air Operations Center section chief, new rank during his promotion to Tech. Sgt. In late July 2018, Margetiak was diagnosed with testicular seminoma cancer, and once cleared, he was diagnosed again in 2019. Despite two run-ins with cancer, Margetiak continues to serve in the U.S. Air Force at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (Courtesy photo)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Hanah Abercrombie
VIRIN: 200629-F-XX000-1003.JPG
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