Bradfield retires from military service
Master Sgt. Timothy W. Bradfield, the son of Lynn Bradfield of Birmingham and Marvin Bradfield of Lewis, culminated 21 years, two months and 28 days of military service before recently retiring from the U.S. Air Force.
Bradfield’s wife Angela, daughter Charisma, parents, and aunt and uncle Kay and Tony Paide of Columbia, Md., attended the Feb. 1 retirement ceremony.
Bradfield retired as the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing’s noncommissioned officer in charge, Signal Intelligence Plans, at Langley-Eustis, Va. He has served honorably defending the nation supporting many operations, including: Operation Phoenix Tusk in Rwanda supporting the refugees effort; Operation Enduring Freedom with support at U.S. Central Command; and Operations Iraqi Freedom, with two tours supporting ground forces.
Bradfield has received numerous awards and decorations.
Bradfield and his family will continue to make their home in Newport News, Va.