Chiefs' candle
Senior Airman Josh Beeler, 8th Airlift Squadron loadmaster here, lights a candle during the Chief Master Sergeant Induction ceremony March 4, 2016. A candle is lit for each rank of the enlisted structure Airmen earn during their journey to the rank of chief master sergeant, the highest Air Force enlisted rank. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Tim Chacon) [The 446th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office contributed to this stand-alone article.]