COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A 2009 Air Force Academy graduate is the first female amputee in the Air Force to return to flying duty after a devastating accident.
Major Christy Wise was paddleboarding in Florida in 2015 when a boat propeller hit her. She lost her right leg.READ MORE: Jeffco Public Schools Aims To Offer Flexibility With Remote Learning Next Fall
She will be one of several guest speakers at the Academy’s National Character and Leadership Symposium on Feb. 25 and 26.
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We’re excited that 2009 grad, Maj. Christy Wise, will join us for NCLS this year!READ MORE: COVID In Aurora: Signs For Vaccine Become Sticking Point Between Clinic & City
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