Wed. Jun 7th, 2023

On Could 12, Kaleigh Moss, Class of 2023 graduate of the West Virginia University College of Public Wellness, was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, along with 15 fellow cadets. 

Her initially salute for the duration of the commissioning ceremony, held by the Air Force ROTC Detachment 915, was to the particular person who served as her mentor for the duration of her time as an enlisted member at the 911th Airlift Wing in Pittsburgh.

“My initially salute was John Fowler, who serves as an aircraft electrical and environmental technician on C-17s at the 911th Airlift Wing,” Lieutenant Moss mentioned. “During my time as an enlisted member, he taught me about becoming an fantastic aircraft maintainer by displaying the core values of the Air Force. He most effective exemplifies the core worth service prior to self. Fowler’s prime priority is making certain the mission is effective.” 

2d Lt. Kaleigh Moss salutes Employees Sgt. John Fowler for the duration of the Air Force ROTC Detachment 915 commissioning ceremony on Could 12. 

Moss’s twin brother, also a Could graduate (Middlebury College, bachelor’s in art history), along with her mother, participated in her pinning ceremony.

As a subsequent step for Moss, who walked the commencement stage later that similar day to get her B.S. in Public Wellness, she’ll be operating as an airfield operation officer.

“I’ll be managing radar systems, climate systems, airfield upkeep and air targeted traffic manage,” she explained.

Alongside her new assignment, she also plans to continue her education, crediting Steve Davis, associate professor in Wellness Policy, Management and Leadership, for her selection.

“Dr. Steve Davis’ project management class has inspired me to pursue a master’s degree in project management at George Washington University,” Moss mentioned.

When it comes to inspiring students who will adhere to in her footsteps, Moss shares some wisdom.

“Talk to your teachers! All my professors have been fantastic and supportive,” she mentioned. “They cannot assist you if you do not communicate to them.”

Understand additional about 2d Lt. Moss and her field placement with Girls on the Run and take a look at the College of Public Health’s internet site to understand additional about its undergraduate applications.  


Get in touch with: Nikky Luna, Director of Marketing and advertising and Communications
WVU College of Public Wellness


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