Major Christopher Klaiber
Major Christopher Klaiber enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1992 where he attended Basic Training at Parris Island, SC. He then completed Marine Combat Training in 1993 at Camp Geiger, SC followed by an assignment with the Marine Air Traffic Support Group 90, located at Naval Air Station, Millington, TN. Upon completion of his tour in the Marines Major Klaiber attended the University of Iowa where he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. Majors Klaiber’s Air Force career started as Squadron Section Commander of the 419th Flight Test Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, CA in 2001. His next assignment was as Chief, Military Equal Opportunity with the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman, MO. This assignment culminated with him being assigned as Commander, Military Personnel Fight. During this tour Major Klaiber deployed to the United Arab Emirates with the 380th Expeditionary Support Group where he was responsible for accounting of 3,500 troops from 116 locations in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. His next assignment was to the University of Iowa as Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies where he training and educated students for entry into the US Air Force as newly commissioned second lieutenants. Following this tour he deployed as an Operations Officer assigned to the Headquarters United States Forces Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation NEW DAWN. In 2012 he assumed the position of deputy director, Equal Opportunity, Robins, Air Force Base, GA. As the Force Support Commander, he again deployed in support of the 405th Air Expeditionary Group, Thumrait Air Base, Oman. Next, Major Klaiber served as the J1 director of Human Resources, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras where he led joint and interagency HR operations in Central America prior to returning Robins, GA. Major Klaiber’s final active duty assignment was as the deputy, then director of the 78th Force Support Squadron, Robins GA. Additionally, he holds as Master of Arts in Human Resources as well as completed Squadron Officers School, and Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL.
Master Sergeant Nathan Jensen
Master Sergeant Nathan Jensen spent 24 years in the active duty Air Force. He had three different jobs in the Air Force, starting out as a C-130 crew chief, where he was assigned to Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS and Hurlburt Field in Fort Walton Beach, FL. He then went on to become a C-130 Flight Engineer, where he was assigned to Davis Monthan AFB in Tucson, AZ, Kadena AB in Okinawa, Japan, and Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM. He took another non-traditional route and went into Air Force Recruiting, where he was an Enlisted Accessions Recruiter in Minneapolis, MN, and helped 250+ new applicants apply for the US Air Force, and was the senior supervisor at the Atlanta Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS), where he oversaw about 2000 applicants process and leave for basic military training. He has been an AFJROTC instructor at Dutchtown HS since 2015.
Master Sergeant DeMario Cruver
Master Sergeant DeMario Cruver enlisted in the United States Air Force in May 1995 where he spent over 22 years serving his country. He was born in Sumter, South Carolina, moved to the Metro Atlanta area at age 3, and is married with 4 kids. While in the Air Force, Sergeant Cruver held multiple jobs in the administrative and communications career fields. Sergeant Cruver also spent 4 years as an enlisted accessions recruiter for Henry County Schools where he helped nearly 200 recruits join the Air Force. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration from Ashford University, an Associates Degree in Information Management & Human Resources and joined the Dutchtown High School AFJROTC staff in July 2017. Sergeant Cruver is the primary instructor for the second and thrid year cadets, teaches leadership & education, drill and serves as the unit’s competitive drill team coach.