Jennifer Walters is an active duty Air Force Major and KC-10A instructor pilot. Jennifer led aircrew on air refueling, humanitarian, and contingency operations across the globe. She deployed four times in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, FREEDOM’S SENTINEL, INHERENT RESOLVE, and RESOLUTE SUPPORT, completing over 100 combat sorties. Major Walters is a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and holds a Master of Philosophy and PhD in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Most recently, she served as Lead Speechwriter to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, DC. She is also the co-founder of Air Mobility Command’s Reach Athena, which identifies and addresses female and family-centric barriers to readiness. As an Olmsted Scholar, Jennifer will study international security policy in Aix-en-Provence, France, for her next assignment.