Katherine Jenerette is a Commissioned Officer serving in the U.S. Army Reserve and an Army Paratrooper. She is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War Operation Desert Storm and a graduate of the University of South Carolina, Coastal Carolina with a Masters Degree from USC, Columbia. She has served as a Field Representative for the 1st Congressional District, South Carolina. She is married and the mother of four children.
An Operational Detachment Alpha from 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) (7 SFG (A)) begin to be lifted off the ground by a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a training event Eglin Base Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 5, 2013. Green Berets from 7SFG (A) participated in a training event in which they practiced Special Purpose Insertion Extraction (SPIE). Spies are used to rapidly insert or extract soldiers from terrain that does not allow helicopters to land. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Young)