Jared R. Leininger, AHS ‘09, son of Dan and Judy, Archbold, graduated May 29 from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., and was commissioned as an officer in the active duty Air Force.
A second lieutenant, Leininger successfully completed four years of intensive academic, military, leadership and athletic training, resulting in a Bachelor of Science degree in systems engineering with an emphasis in aeronautical systems.
During his training, Leininger was a cadet squadron honor officer and major training events officer.
He also served as the 2012 and 2013 transportation cadet in-charge for the National Character and Leadership Symposium hosted by the Academy, and completed the powered flight program.
Leininger begins specialized undergraduate pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas, in the fall.