Welcome to the 171st Air Refueling Wing Recruiters Office. Are you looking for the
best part-time job in Pittsburgh? The Pennsylvania Air National Guard just might be
for you! We offer:

  • 70 exciting careers to choose from
  • Paid Basic and Technical Training
  • Outstanding Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Steady Pay Check
  • Leadership and Management Opportunities
  • Travel around the World
  • Veteran's Benefits

Please make an appointment to visit with our Recruiting Staff.  You can also schedule an appointment with us by calling 1-877-249-5193 or (412) 776-7636 to find out more.

Recruiting STAFF


Technical Sergeant Christopher Beck: TSgt. Beck is a production recruiter and retainer for the 171st Air Refueling Wing. He spent fourteen years on active duty before  becoming an Air National Guard Recruiter. He joined the Air Force in 2002, as an F-15E Tactical Aircraft Maintainer in NC. He then became an Enlisted Accessions Recruiter in  NH from 2006-2010. From there he became a Military Training Instructor at Air Force Basic Training in TX from 2010-2015. Working at the Pittsburgh Military Entrance  Processing station opened the door for him to become an ANG recruiter in October of 2016. 

Contact Info: (412) 313-7509 or email

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Technical Sergeant Jenna Williams: TSgt Williams is a production recruiter at the 171st ARW.  She spent the first 4 years of her Air National Guard career in Financial  Management, where she worked full time for 1 ½ years as the Accounting Liaison before becoming an Air National Guard recruiter in the Fall of 2012.

Contact Info: (412) 480-2944  or email

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Staff Sergeant Eric Kizina:SSgt Kizina is a Production Recruiter and Retainer for the 171st Air Refueling Wing. He has served over 9 years in the Air National Guard. He initially enlisted as a Crew Chief for the KC-135, serving as both a traditional guardsman and a full-time civilian technician, before becoming a recruiter in 2016.
Contact Info:(412) 480-3509
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Recruiting and Retention Manager 
   Master Sergeant Elizabeth Simoneau: MSgt Simoneau is the 171st Retention-focused Recruiting and Retention Manager, aiding unit members in utilizing their educational  benefits and working with transfers from other Air National Guard units. She has been working in the Retention Office since 2006 and prior to that worked in Personnel.  
Contact info: (412) 776-7303 or
   Master Sergeant Shayla F. Pollard: MSgt Pollard is a Recruiting and Retention Manager for the 171st Air Refueling Wing and the 258th Air Traffic Control Squadron. Prior to  joining the Strength Management Team in 2015 she served as the Recruiting Assistant and also the Training Technician for the Force Support Squadron. She currently  supervises production recruiters.
Contact Info: (412) 445-2077 or email