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445th Airlift Wing February Spotlight Performer

Master Sgt. Mary Fessner-Tarjanyi, 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron unit training manager, is the 445th Airlift Wing February 2019 Spotlight Performer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Angela Shay)

Master Sgt. Mary Fessner-Tarjanyi, 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron unit training manager, is the 445th Airlift Wing February 2019 Spotlight Performer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Angela Shay)

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --

Rank/Name: Master Sgt. Mary Fessner-Tarjanyi

 

Unit: 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron

 

Duty Title: Unit Training Manager

 

Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.

 

Civilian Job:  Lactation Consultant (Registered Nurse, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Wright State University); Bachelor of Music (Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music) and Master of Music (Indiana University Bloomington) in Clarinet Performance; Community College of the Air Force degrees in both Music and Education Administration and Management

 

Hobbies: Running and spending time with family

 

Career Goal:  Help mothers reach their lactation goals with their babies

 

What you like about working at the 445th? Getting to know a variety of people with diverse backgrounds.

 

Why did you join the Air Force? It was a great opportunity to do what I love while serving my country.