On Might 12, Kaleigh Moss, Class of 2023 graduate of the West Virginia College College of Public Well being, was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in america Air Drive, together with 15 fellow cadets. 

Her first salute in the course of the commissioning ceremony, held by the Air Drive ROTC Detachment 915, was to the one that 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 prime precedence is guaranteeing the mission is profitable.” 

2nd Lt. Kaleigh Moss salutes Workers Sgt. John Fowler in the course of the Air Drive ROTC Detachment 915 commissioning ceremony on Might 12. 

Moss’s twin brother, additionally a Might graduate (Middlebury School, 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 methods, climate methods, airfield upkeep and air 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 choice.

“Dr. Steve Davis’ venture administration class has impressed me to pursue a grasp’s diploma in venture administration at George Washington College,” Moss stated.

Relating to 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 assist you should you don’t talk to them.”

Be taught extra about 2nd Lt. Moss and her area placement with Women on the Run and go to the College of Public Well being’s web site to be taught extra about its undergraduate applications.  


CONTACT: Nikky Luna, Director of Advertising and marketing and Communications
WVU College of Public Well being
304.293.1699; nikky.luna@hsc.wvu.edu


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