Christina Bagley has the sort of soft speaking voice and mild manner that people generally associate with someone who is shy.
But when the 2010 Wilde Lake High School graduate steps in front of a microphone with musicians behind her, a different persona emerges.
The versatile young vocalist recently managed to achieve something few singers do: Bagley was selected to join a pop and hip-hop touring band called Full Spectrum — a unit of the U.S. Air Force's Heritage of America Band.
Fewer than 600 airmen are employed as band members out of the more than 300,000 on active duty, an Air Force spokesman said.
Airman 1st Class Bagley — who just spent 10 days at...