Ashley Salazar is a military veteran served six years in the United States Air Force from 2002-2008. During her time in the military she earned two national Radiology Registries: Radiology Technologist and Mammography Technologist.
SSgt Salazar performed over 800 military special ceremonies and funeral services while being a team member for Keesler AFB and a team flight leader for Scott AFB. In addition to all this Ashley served as a Security Forces Officer, Base CPR Instructor, coached Volleyball for the Scott AFB Medical Squadron, and was a goalie for the Kessler AFB base Soccer team
In 2005, Ashley went through Hurricane Katrina and remained on duty at Kessler AFB, after losing her home she was relocated to Scott AFB and then was honorably discharged in 2008. Lastly during her service was recognized for many medals, awards, such as BTZ, Diagnostic Imaging Airman of the Year (AMC), Humanitarian medal, and Achievement Medal.