Senior NCOs offer a little advice

Airman 1st Class James Smith and Senior Airman Alan Peters, Air Force life Cycle Management Center computer programmers, receive mentorship and guidance from Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy students during a Straight Talk Mentoring event, Dec. 1, 2016, Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Ala. The Straight Talk Mentoring events are hosted by the 42nd Air Base Wing Chapel and the SNCOA and are held once every quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexa Culbert)

Airman 1st Class James Smith and Senior Airman Alan Peters, Air Force life Cycle Management Center computer programmers, receive mentorship and guidance from Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy students during a Straight Talk Mentoring event, Dec. 1, 2016, Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Ala. The Straight Talk Mentoring events are hosted by the 42nd Air Base Wing Chapel and the SNCOA and are held once every quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexa Culbert)

Master Sgt. Tiffany Jones, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy student, sits down and speaks with SSgt. Garrett Watson, 42nd Security Forces Military Working Dog trainer, during a Straight Talk Mentoring event, Dec. 1, 2016 at Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Ala. Airmen ranging from the ranks of airman basic through staff sergeant were invited to the quarterly Straight Talk Mentoring event held at the SNCOA Library to have group and one-on-one discussions with SNCOs from bases and career fields across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexa Culbert)

Master Sgt. Tiffany Jones, Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy student, sits down and speaks with SSgt. Garrett Watson, 42nd Security Forces Military Working Dog trainer, during a Straight Talk Mentoring event, Dec. 1, 2016 at Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Ala. Airmen ranging from the ranks of airman basic through staff sergeant were invited to the quarterly Straight Talk Mentoring event held at the SNCOA Library to have group and one-on-one discussions with SNCOs from bases and career fields across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexa Culbert)