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AsPS Incoming President is Lippert

May 30, 2019

AsPS Incoming President is Lippert

Lt. Com. Amanda “AWOS” Lippert is the 2019–2020 President of the Aerospace Physiology Society (AsPS).

   She is currently the Aeromedical Safety Officer (AMSO) for the Marine Aviation Weapons & Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1). She enlisted in the U.S. Navy in May of 2000. Aer completion of boot camp, she graduated Hospital Corps A-School in November 2000, and graduated Aviation Medical Technician C-School in February 2001. She immediately deployed with Fighter Squadron (VF-32) aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) to the 5th Fleet. She returned to NAS Oceana, VA, and deployed again in December of 2002 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. She earned the Enlisted Aviation Warfare Qualification in 2002 and the Enlisted Surface Warfare Qualification in 2003. She was then assigned to Aviation Survival Training Center Pensacola, FL, in February 2004, where she served as a Survival Training Instructor, earned the Master Training Specialist designation, and completed her Bachelor’s degree. She was honorably discharged in November 2005 and earned a Masters of Science in Education and a Master of Science in Physiology, both with honors, from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Upon graduation, she was commissioned a Lieutenant Junior Grade as a Medical Service Corps Officer in the U.S. Navy in May of 2009.
   Upon completion of the Naval Aeromedical Officer Course at NAS Pensacola, LTJG Lippert was designated Naval Aerospace and Operational Physiologist #303 in April 2010. She reported to Aviation Survival Training Center Norfolk, VA, where she served as the Operations and Training Officer from May 2010 to January 2012. She became a Lieutenant and was assigned as the Aeromedical Safety Officer (AMSO) of Marine Aircra Group 13 (MAG-13) in Yuma, AZ, in May 2012, serving as the first F-35 AMSO in support of the USMC declaring F-35B Initial Operational Capability (IOC), and also provided aeromedical and mishap investigation support for the AV-8B. She graduated from the MAWTS-1 Night Image reat Evaluation (NITE) Lab Instructor Course in 2012. She earned the internationally recognized board certification in Aerospace Physiology (CAsP) in May 2013, and the Fleet Marine Force Warfare Qualification in April 2015. 
   In June 2015, LT Lippert reported to Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to serve as PMA-202’s Mishap Investigation Support Team (MIST) Lead, Aircrew Systems NATOPS Program Manager, and FAILSAFE IPT Lead. She was promoted to Lieutenant Commander and earned Women in Aerospace’s Inspiration, Initiative, Impact award in October 2016, the DAWIA Level 2 Acquisitions Certification in Engineering in June 2017, and the Aerospace Physiology Society’s Wiley Post award in 2018. She has over 500 flight hours and has flown in more than 20 TMS aircraft in Naval Aviation. Her personal awards include the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (with one Gold Star), and the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (with two Gold Stars).