Mitchell retires from U.S. Air Force

Air Force Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Michael J. Mitchell has retired from the U.S. Air Force Air National Guard after serving honorably for 20 years. Mitchell was last serving as maintenance analysist with the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield Lahm Airport.

Mitchell is the son of Betty Mitchell of Hookstown, Pa., husband of Jodi Chappell Mitchell of Macedonia, and father of Emma.

He is a 1987 graduate of South Side High School, Hookstown, Pa. He earned an associate degree in 2001 from Guilford Technical College, Greensboro, N.C.