Susanna "Susie" Rogers, a 1998 graduate of Delta High School, was recently promoted to the rank of master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.
The daughter of Lowell and Vivian Rogers, she entered the military immediately after graduation. In her 19-year career, she has seen the world.
She is a medical evacuation technician with the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron based at Fort Bragg, N.C. Last week her squadron was assigned to Texas and Louisiana to aid residents affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Two fatal accidents occurred in Delta County within a two-day span last week.
Casey Gillenwater, 25, of Delta was killed the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 133 outside of Hotchkiss.