During a trip to Arlington to honor Muslim veterans, an Air Force officer reflects on how her career of military service began as a Pakistani immigrant.
About Sadia Ali Heil
Sadia Ali Heil is a major in the Air Force Reserve. A first-generation American, she takes pride in her Pakistani heritage and the sacrifices her parents made to begin a new life in the United States. Sadia earned her master’s in military operational art and science and was named a 2020 Tillman Scholar. She is pursuing a master’s in special education and serves as a member of the Air Force Pacific Islander and Asian American Community Team.