On May 12 Callie MossClass of 2023 West Virginia University School of Public HealthHe was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force, along with 15 fellow cadets.
Her first greeting during the commissioning ceremony, at Air Force ROTC Detachment 915It was for someone who served as her mentor during her time as a member of 911.Th Airlift Wing in Pittsburgh.
“My first greeting was John Fowler, who serves as the aircraft electrician and environmental technician on the C-17s,” said Lieutenant Moss. “During my time as an enlisted member, I learned about being a good Airman by demonstrating the Air Force’s core values. He best embodies the core value of service before self. Fowler’s primary mission is to ensure that he succeeds.”
Moss’ twin brother, also a graduate of May (Middlebury College, BA in art history), along with her mother, attended the secret ceremony.
It was the next step for Moss, who walked across the launch pad later that day to welcome her. BS in Public HealthShe works as an Air Field Operations Officer.
“I manage radar systems, weather systems, airport maintenance and air traffic control,” she explained.
Alongside her new job, she plans to continue her education. Steve Davis, Associate Professor in Health policy, management and leadershipFor her decision.
“Dr. Steve Davis The project management class inspired me to pursue a master’s degree in project management at George Washington University,” said Moss.
When it comes to making her own inspiration, she shares the following wisdom for students ready to follow in her footsteps.
“Talk to your teachers! All my professors were wonderful and supportive,” she says. “If you don’t talk to them, they can’t help you.”
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