Rosado reports for pilot training

MARQUETTE – U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Mercedes Rosado of Marquette has reported for duty at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi to attend undergraduate pilot training.

She is a 2007 graduate of Marquette Senior High School and the daughter of Frank Rosado and Cynthia Thompson of Sands Township.

Rosado graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and is a graduate of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

She was named ‘Top Gun’ at Air Force ROTC field training at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama in 2011 and returned as a cadet training assistant for the program in 2012.

Rosado is projected to graduate from pilot training in May 2015.