William McCracken is very familiar with military life having been born at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada and having traveled to many bases all throughout his childhood. His military family and the love for country were the major reasons he enlisted in the United States Air Force.
During active duty, William worked on communication and navigational instruments on the KC-135 Air Refueller. As part of the 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, he performed in this position not only at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington but also supported operations in Southwest Asia.
To further pursue his education goals, William joined the Air Force Reserves as a member of the 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona and cross-trained into the medical administrative position. As a medical admin, he realized that his passion in life is the study of pathology thus leading him to pursue a Bachelor of Science in microbiology at the University of Arizona. Having completed his undergraduate degree, William is now continuing his studies at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy working towards becoming a pharmacist.