Dinwiddie earns pilot’s licenses

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MHS and Air Force Academy alumnae Kaitlyn Dinwiddie is headed to Albuquerque for additional helicopter pilot training.

Meeker High School Class of 2013 and U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2018 graduate Kaitlyn Dinwiddie has completed a year-long undergraduate pilot training, earning her commercial fixed and rotary wing single engine pilot’s licenses. Dinwiddie is now headed to Albuquerque, New Mexico, for continued training for the UH-1N helicopter, and will then be stationed in Great Falls, Montana, to do missile support and civil search and rescue.

“I would like to thank my family for their unwavering support, the amazing people in the town of Meeker, especially Mrs. Chinn, Mrs. Kelley, Doc Bob, and TK for their endless hours of help with the extensive application process, and Mr. Baughman for all of his years of support and mentorship. I am forever grateful,” Dinwiddie said via email. 

Special to the Herald Times