Caroline Krewson’s military career has overlapped her civilian career, as she has now retired as an Air Force Reserve Colonel, having earned the Defense Superior Service Medal from the Headquarters, United States Pacific Command, at Camp Smith, Hawaii. Her military career was initiated as Senator John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky administered the oath of military service to Colonel Krewson as she was graduating at the top of her commissioned officer class. Subsequently, her duty assignments included the Secretary of the Air Force’s Legislative Liaison Division in the Pentagon and the United States Air Force Fighter Weapons School located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Colonel Krewson also served with the United States European Command in Stuttgart, Germany and at Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina, where she was selected as the Air Mobility Command Reservist of the Year.
Ms. Krewson’s civilian career has been equally remarkable, as she has more than 25 years of executive experience in the Federal government and private industry in positions such as Deputy Regional Administrator, Chief of Staff, Director of Administration, Associate Regional Administrator, Director of the International Copyright Institute, and Vice President. In these positions, she has been responsible for strategic planning and implementation through policy development, resource management, customer service, staffing, and employee development.
Ms. Krewson grew up living in many locations throughout the United States, Germany, and France while her father served with the United States Air Force. She received her undergraduate degree in German Language and Literature from the University of Maryland, graduating Magna cum Laude and achieving the academic recognition of Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Krewson earned a Masters of Public Administration from Golden Gate University, graduating at the top of her class with the distinction of Summa cum Laude. Ms. Krewson also has completed the Harvard University Program for Senior Officials in National Security.