Staff Sergeant Kelly M. Reinertsen

Staff Sergeant Kelly M. ReinertsenStaff Sergeant Kelly M. Reinertsen is the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Administration at Air Force ROTC Detachment 785, The University of Memphis. Sergeant Reinertsen primarily manages administrative and personnel records for the UofM Cadet corps as well as Detachment Cadre. She is primarily responsible for processing cadets throughout the officer training life cycle to include enlistments, scholarships, medical, tuition, cadet pay, categorization, field training preparation, mentoring, and commissioning. Additionally, SSgt Reinertsen manages the unit’s New Cadet Orientation, Government Purchasing, Information Technology, Equipment and Demand Reduction programs.

Staff Sergeant Reinertsen earned Associates degrees in Physical Therapy from Penn State University in 2013, Business Administration from the Community College of the Air Force in 2019, and Pre-Nursing from Georgia Military College in 2019. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences where she plans to apply at the University of Memphis accelerated nursing program. 

Military Assignments:

  • Administration, 723 Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Moody AFB, GA Jul 16- Jun 18
  • Administration, 75th Fighter Squadron, Moody AFB, GA Jun 18- May 19
  • NCOIC Administration, University of Memphis – Detachment 785, Jun 19- Present

Education and Training:

  • Basic Military Training (BMT), Lackland AFB, TX Feb 2016
  • Administration technical school, Keesler AFB, MS Apr 2016
  • Airman Leadership School (ALS), Moody AFB, GA Apr 2019

Awards and Decorations:

  1. Air Force Achievement Medal
  2. AF Outstanding Unit Award
  3. AF Good Conduct Medal
  4. National Defense Service Medal
  5. Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  6. Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  7. Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
  8. USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
  9. AF Training Ribbon
  10. Airman Below the Zone (BTZ)
  11. Diamond Sharp Award