Originally Published: December 31, 2009 10:42 p.m.
Jessica Penner was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force on Dec. 17. She graduated from the University of Arizona in May 2009 with a degree in nursing and will enter the Air Force as a nurse, stationed at the Travis Air Force Base hospital in California. For the past semester, she has worked as a school nurse at Prescott High School, awaiting her orders. Col. Peeples administered the oath in a brief ceremony at the high school.