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Rachel Muntildeoz is the proud mother of four sons all of whom work for Salt River Project Rachel has worked for SRP for 35 years Her son JD left is a journeyman lineman and her son Alex right is in the line apprenticeship program

Rachel Muñoz is the proud mother of four sons, all of whom work for Salt River Project. Rachel has worked for SRP for 35 years. Her son J.D. (left) is a journeyman lineman, and her son Alex (right) is in the line apprenticeship program.

Moms Support Linemen Every Step of the Way

When their children enter the line trade, mothers serve as their champions and protectors.

Behind every successful lineman is a mother who is waiting, worrying and cheering for her power line hero. Take Sallie Slattery, with not one but two sons who work as apprentice linemen. She said her youngest was born to be a lineman.

“I remember when my son Brian was seven years old,” she recalled. “I looked outside, and he was climbing a palm tree to hang Christmas lights.”

Another mom, Rachel Muñoz, has four sons who all work for Salt River Project. Two of her boys

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