Elizabeth Kreft is a 12-year Air Force veteran who came to TheBlaze straight from her time on Capitol Hill as a Defense Legislative Fellow for a member of the House Armed Services and Judiciary committees. She handled issues related to Intelligence, Emerging Threats, Strategic Forces and the Constitution. Elizabeth knows about all things fast; she was on the Air Force Thunderbirds, coordinated on NASA shuttle launches and assisted establishing AF Global Strike Command. She's also an expert marksman on several weapons and deployed to Afghanistan to train their presidential staff on media relations. She's currently serving another year-long stint with the Air Force.