Central High School honored Master Sergeant Steven Peters as he officially retired, after 24 years, from active duty with the United States Air Force. Peters formally joined the faculty of Central High School as one of the Junior ROTC instructors for Carroll County Schools.
MSgt Peters is a highly trained anti-terrorism officer and holds certification from Homeland Security. He recently earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Security Management from Southwestern College in Ft. Riley, Kansas. His extensive military training includes the integration of the F-35 fighter aircraft 5th generation program, where he coordinated the construction of building projects and secured Higher Headquarters Air Force facilities. Peters later became a Military Training Instructor providing the training and development of war skills to ensure a combat ready airmen team. As a Military Training Instructor Supervisor, Peters supervised the daily operations of 12 military training instructors for 33,000 trainees annually. He reconfigured the chemical warfare training program to mirror real-world scenarios and increased the survivability likelihood by offering these realistic, effective training skills to future airmen.
In his final post with U.S. Air Force, Peters was the Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight Chief at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. As Flight Chief he led 56 personnel through 16,000 maintenance actions and drove 95% of the quality assurance inspection pass rate. In addition, he governed the deployment of equipment required reviews across Air Force Major Commands, ensuring support for 217 combat ready aircraft.
MSgt Steven Peters is father to seven (7) children and married to the former LeannaJoy Taylor. The Peters family now resides in Carrollton, Georgia.