This episode features Jennifer-Ruth “Romper” Green, a 2005 graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy. In this episode, you’ll learn why Jennifer-Ruth considers herself a bit of a “late bloomer” in life; how she often felt like she struggled to find her way at the beginning of each new chapter on her journey; but how ultimately these twists and turns led her to find deeper meaning in both her training as a pilot and her experiences at the Academy. Enjoy the show!


  • Learning about officership.
  • Feeling like a “late bloomer” in life.
  • Learning what it means to be an Air Force Pilot vs. Flying for the Air Force.
  • Understanding airmanship.
  • Finding deeper meaning in her training at the Academy.


  • Can you tell everyone where you’re from? What school you went to and when you graduated?
  • Can you give everyone 1-2 lines about who you are?

2:00 PART I:

  • What made you choose a Service Academy – and what made you specifically choose the U.S. Air Force Academy?
  • What specifically about the military drew you in?
  • Tell me about applying to the Academy. Was it a struggle? Was it straightforward? Did you go and visit?

11:15 PART II:

  • Did you get in on the first shot?
  • Getting into the Air Force Academy Prep School.
  • How did you feel getting into the prep school?
  • Tell me how that first summer went.
  • Being put on conduct aptitude probation.
  • Learning about officership.

20:30 PART III:

  • Did your attitude cause you issues during your first summer?
  • Tell me how your academic year went.
  • Tell me about some of the highlights of your time at the Academy.

30:04 PART IV:

  • What are some of the lowlights you experienced at the Academy?
  • The highs and lows of dating while at an Academy.
  • What was the plan as you approached graduation?

40:0 PART V:

  • Learning about airmanship.
  • Becoming a Special Agent for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
  • Life as a Special Agent.
  • Life changing moments on deployment. 


  • Deciding to leave active duty.
  • Joining the Air National Guard. 
  • What are you currently doing today?
  • If you had to sum up your time at the Academy in one word what would it be?
  • What’s next for you?
  • How do you currently feel about your decision to attend an Academy?
  • Do you have any parting words for listeners? Perhaps a key message to your fellow Service Academy sisters?
  • What’s next for you?
  • What’s one random fun fact about you?
  • Where can people reach you?


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  • WOW
    God Knows exactly where He wanted you to be placed.
    Now with Patience, Wisdom, and following his Word, He Will direct you next steps.
    Lean not on your own understanding or Will and follow where He Leads you.
    You are truly blessed about measure.
    I’m blessed just to know you.
    Love Always
    Darrell Imani (FAITH)

Service Academy Sorority

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