by SSgt Sheila deVera

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Hector Rincon, 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, stands at attention while Staff Sgt. Paige Rudderforth, Vincent Airman Leadership School instructor, inspects his service dress uniform, Hurlburt Field, Fla., Sept. 15, 2010. This is the first of three uniform inspections for the class 11 Alpha. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sheila deVera/Released)

Photographer's Narrative


Standing in the blazing sun, I wanted to show the emotions coming from the Airman being inspected. He was so focused on not moving. To capture that, I decided that I needed to get close so I could include the scoring sheet in the shot.