Areca Wilson got her start in photojournalism when she enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 2012. Since the start of her career, she has documented various distinguished visitors, including the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of the Air Force, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force.
Her work has been published internationally by Reuters, Sunday Times, Airman Magazine, Military Times, Department of Defense, NATO and Air Force.
Areca is currently enrolled in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications' Military Visual Journalism Program at Syracuse University.