Ahwatukee’s Leighton Blankenburg Graduates from U.S. Air Force Academy
Leighton Blankenburg of Ahwatukee, a 2011 Mountain Pointe High School graduate, recently graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy.
According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, Blankenburg will now spend two years at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi as a pilot-trainee.
“I am hoping for a long career in the Air Force and to fly as long as I can,” he told the news publication.
Blankenburg won’t be going to Mississippi by himself. His new bride, Shanna Majercak, whom he married just a few weeks after graduating from the academy.
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