A mural created by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley Johnson, a munitions technician assigned to the 707th maintenance squadron, decorates the walls of the 307th Maintenance Squadron munitions flight building at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. Since becoming a Reserve Citizen Airman, Johnson has created several different designs for units around the 307th Bomb Wing.
For some, the dream of utilizing a professional career to pursue a personal passion is just that…a dream. But Staff Sgt. Ashley Johnson, has turned that ideal into her every-day reality.
Johnson, the daughter of Carolyn Johnson of Shreveport and the granddaughter of Frances Frey of Rayville, is a mechanical ordinance technician with the 707 Maintenance Squadron. She has leveraged her career as a Reserve Citizen Airman to further her goals as an artist. In fact, she has been able to combine her passion for art and her service to country on several different occasions.