Amelia A. Boylan is a second year at The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University where she is pursuing her Master of Public Service and Administration with a concentration in Security Policy and management. She is also working towards a Certificate in Homeland Security from the Bush School. She is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, where she majored in International Relations. She was commissioned as an U.S. Army Aviation Officer in 2010 and went to the U.S. Army’s flight school at Ft. Rucker, AL where she learned to fly the AH-64 Apache helicopter. She deployed to Afghanistan in 2013 from Ft. Riley, KS. Amelia served as an Army Aviator until November of 2017. She currently lives in Houston, TX with her daughter and husband.