On Could 12, Kaleigh Moss, Class of 2023 graduate of the West Virginia College Faculty of Public Well being, was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Air Drive, together with 15 fellow cadets.
Her first salute through the commissioning ceremony, held by the Air Drive ROTC Detachment 915, was to the one who served as her mentor throughout her time as an enlisted member on the 911th Airlift Wing in Pittsburgh.
“My first salute was John Fowler, who serves as an plane electrical and environmental technician on C-17s on the 911th Airlift Wing,” Lieutenant Moss stated. “Throughout my time as an enlisted member, he taught me about being a superb plane maintainer by displaying the core values of the Air Drive. He finest exemplifies the core worth service earlier than self. Fowler’s high precedence is guaranteeing the mission is profitable.”
second Lt. Kaleigh Moss salutes Workers Sgt. John Fowler through the Air Drive ROTC Detachment 915 commissioning ceremony on Could 12.
Moss’s twin brother, additionally a Could graduate (Middlebury Faculty, bachelor’s in artwork historical past), alongside together with her mom, participated in her pinning ceremony.
As a subsequent step for Moss, who walked the graduation stage later that very same day to obtain her B.S. in Public Well being, she’ll be working as an airfield operation officer.
“I’ll be managing radar programs, climate programs, airfield upkeep and air site visitors management,” she defined.
Alongside her new project, she additionally plans to proceed her schooling, crediting Steve Davis, affiliate professor in Well being Coverage, Administration and Management, for her resolution.
“Dr. Steve Davis’ challenge administration class has impressed me to pursue a grasp’s diploma in challenge administration at George Washington College,” Moss stated.
In the case of doling out her personal inspiration, she shares the next knowledge with college students set to comply with in her footsteps.
“Discuss to your academics! All my professors have been great and supportive,” she stated. “They will’t allow you to when you don’t talk to them.”
Be taught extra about second Lt. Moss and her discipline placement with Women on the Run and go to the Faculty of Public Well being’s web site to study extra about its undergraduate packages.
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