Memorial Day Guest Speaker — 2023

Memorial Day Guest Speaker — 2023

Lieutenant Colonel Heather C. Toews

Lt. Colonel Heather C. Toews is a retired Air Force Veteran.  Her last assignment was at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, where she was the Director of Operations for the Air Force Seek Eagle Office.  As the Director of Operations, she lead a team of over 200 personnel (Air Force, government civilian, and contractors) in testing various weapons and weapon systems for the U.S. and allied militaries.

Lt. Colonel Toews was commissioned through Air Force ROTC in 2000 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  She was both a Flight Test Engineer and a Western Europe Foreign Area Officer.  She was a non-rated aircrew member, has flown over 30 different military aircraft, and speaks German.  Additionally, she is an Operation Enduring Freedom combat veteran having served in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Lt. Colonel Toews is a 1996 graduate of Henderson County High School.  She retired from the Air Force in 2020 and resides in Corydon with her three children Trace, Jimmy, and Ava.