SENIOR AIRMAN MICHAEL COSSABOOM

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Senior Airman Michael Cossaboom is in his first season with the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team. As a Public Affairs photojournalist his responsibilities include managing the team’s five social media sites, documenting airshows through photo, written, and video platforms, performing media training, and scheduling community events.

Senior Airman Cossaboom enlisted in the Air Force in 2012. Before his selection to the team, he served as Public Affairs Photojournalist for the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw AFB, S.C. He is a graduate of Riverview High School in Riverview, Fl. Senior Airman Cossaboom is pursuing an associate’s degree in Public Affairs through the Community College of the Air Force.


Senior Airman Cossaboom enlisted in the Air Force in 2012. His assignments include:
1. January 2014 – July 2016, Public Affairs Photojournalist, 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.
2. July 2016 – Present, Public Affairs Photojournalist, F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.

EDUCATION:
2015 Electronic Journalism Course, Defense Information School, Fort Meade, Maryland
2016 Intermediate Photojournalism Course, Defense Information School, Fort Meade, Maryland

DATE OF PROMOTION:
Airman 1st Class February 8, 2013
Senior Airman July 8, 2015


(Information current as of October 2016)