March 5, 2018
Face of Defense: Former Slave, 2-Time Olympian Becomes an Airman
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas —
Nearly 20 years ago, Air Force Airman 1st Class Guor Maker was one of roughly 20,000 children uprooted by the gruesome second Sudanese civil war. After moving to the U.S., Maker would go on to become a two-time Olympian before he joined the Air Force to serve the country that gave him so many opportunities.