COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Moses A. Krehbiel, son of Phil and Pam Krehbiel of Manistique, and grandson of the late Harry and Leona Kroupa of Munising, graduated as a second lieutenant from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., with the cadet class of 2012 on May 23 receiving a bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering Space.
President Barack H. Obama, who saluted and shook hands with each of the 1,073 graduates, delivered the commencement address in Falcon Stadium. The hat toss was punctuated with a flyover and air show by the United States Air Force Thunderbirds.
Second Lieutenant Krehbiel plans to receive specific training in cyber defense this summer at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., before getting his service orders.
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Air Force Academy graduate, Moses A. Krehbiel, during a commencement ceremony held on May 23.