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Three members of the class initially served in other military branches. Being able to attend the class online allowed Staff Sgt. Ambreh Miranda, 129th Civil Engineering Squadron Moffett Federal Airfield Mountain View, California, customer support administrator, was able to care for her children, who were completing school virtually due to COVID-19. “It was very convenient for me to balance my work and family life,” Miranda said. “Caring for my children in the morning before taking the course at work gave me the opportunity to focus on my training while also caring for my family.” Eliminating travel and quarantine, the class completed the course in four weeks, compared to the projected eight weeks it usually takes, and saved approximately a total of $75,000. During COVID-19, the course takes a projected eight weeks to complete due to quarantine and hop over to this site travel. However, transforming with Airman-centric instruction at the speed of learning has allowed the class to finish in four weeks and overall save approximately $75,000. “The situation was a win-win all around,” DesJardin said. “We not only were efficient but were also able to graduate the students during Hurricane Zeta, while we had no power.” Even though the class was just a test run, the instructors hope this can eventually become the normal for their prior-service students. “The virtual class has allowed us to be flexible,” said Tech.

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