Senior Airman Lauren Everett earned the title of Airman of the Year for U.S. Air Force for the Europe and Africa forces.
Everett's sister Lindsey is just a few months younger, and while growing up they had their fair share of competition, now she can't be more supportive of her sister.
Everett entered the Air Force in 2008 and graduated with honors. She's based in the United Kingdom.
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