Tech. Sgt. Tania Kennedy Pennsylvania Air National Guard
Tech. Sgt. Tania Kennedy is a wire technician with the 270th Engineering and Installation Squadron with the 111th Attack Wing, Horsham Air Guard Station, Horsham, Pennsylvania. Kennedy supervises the cable and antenna section with the EIS. The unique operation, one of only 16 in the U.S., is in high demand globally for their installation, modification and repair of communication infrastructure such as fiber optics, copper wire and wireless broadcast hardware. Kennedy, a mother of two daughters, ages 7 and 10, is a 14-year veteran with the Wing and comes from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She moved to the southeast region of the state to join the Air National Guard and secured her bachelor's degree in finance and management at West Chester University. Kennedy, an outdoors recreation and physical fitness advocate, recently participated in the grueling Spartan Ultra World Championship, in December 2017, in Iceland as part of a 5-person Air Force team. The competition culminated in a 24-hour running marathon covering more the 37 miles. She has deployed with her unit numerous times to locations such as Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Qatar, Kuwait, Germany, California, Nebraska and Arizona.