Tracy Orfield

Education:

 In addition to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronics from VHCC, Tracy holds a bachelor’s degree in professional aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a master’s in counseling and leadership from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. He also has completed a United States Air Force weapons instructor course, gained a commercial instrument helicopter certificate, and is a certified flight instructor instrument helicopter.

Career:

After serving as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, Tracy began flying as an aeroscout pilot for the U.S. Army in 1991 and then as a combat rescue pilot for the Air Force in 1996. He moved back to Abingdon following his retirement from the military and currently manages operations at 10 helicopter ambulance bases and a maintenance facility in West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southeastern Ohio.

Awards &
Personal Life:

Tracy  lives in Abingdon with his wife of 30 years, Kristy. They have four children, a grandson, and two grandchildren on the way.

 

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