Not long after earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Tennessee in 1978, future Air Force Brig. Gen. Jane Cochran Rohr found herself, of all things, analyzing rat urine for an independent laboratory in Knoxville.
It didn’t take her long to decide on a career path change.
“My father had been in the Air Force, so I just decided to join up,” said Rohr
“It’s probably the best decision I’ve ever made in my life.”