U.S. Air Force National Guard 174th Attack Wing Group Commander Lt. Col. Michelle L. Kilgore will be presenting as part of the SUNY Canton Leadership Lecture Series on at 4 p.m. Monday, April 4, in Richard W. Miller Campus Center, Room 212. The event is free and open to the public.
Aside from being the first woman to hold her high-ranking position, Kilgore has flown combat missions in several large-scale military campaigns and logged more than 3,500 flight hours. She commands three squadrons and a detachment, 291 military personnel, more than 35 contractors, and more than 100 students annually. She also received numerous military awards.
She has a long history of service ranging from her time as the deputy branch chief of Unmanned Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance with the National Guard Bureau in Washington, D.C., in addition to a variety of command positions held while serving with the 174th Attack Wing Group.
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