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Leclere Susanne





Susanne P. LeClere      

CHS Class of 1976



CHS ’76
National Honor Society, Science Club, Tennis (3 Most Improved Player,4 Tri-Captain), Winning entry for the CHS Time Capsule—Created an embroidered pair of bell-bottom jeans w/historical moments & current events of 1973-74

University of Massachusetts-Amherst BA Geography ’80 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Program (1,2,3,4), Commissioned USAF 2nd Lieutenant

Webster University of St. Louis, MO M Information Resources ‘89

National Defense University MS Strategic Studies ’01 Less than 1% of eligible Air Force officers are selected each year to attend this program

Air University at Maxwell Air Force-AL Squadron Officer School, Air Command & Staff College, Air War College

Military Training: Land & Water survival, Command & Control System and Advanced Logistics

Squadron Group & Wing Level (Commander); Served in Texas, California, Washington, DC, England, Southwest & Southeast Asia; RC-135 Air Crew Member (combat support member); 10th Air Base Wing Commander at United States Air Force Academy (1st woman to command the 10th Wing)-Created a 10 year development plan to modernize the Academy’s aging infrastructure, completed major renovation of Academy’s hospital. Awarded The Legion of Merit for outstanding service and performance; Pentagon-Air Force Director of Inspections (1st woman in position) 

Legion of Merit, 8-Meritorious Service Medals, 4-Air Force Commendation Medals, Aerial Achievement Medal, Air Force Organizational Excellence Award, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/Three Devices, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (M-19 Rifle & M-9 Handgun) 

Special Olympics (European Regional Games), Special Olympics (Harry Wood Area Games), Child Find, Inc, Multiple Sclerosis Association, Air Force Assistance Fund, Community Soccer Coach, Community Support Drive for Families with Deployed Military Members