Lt. Cory Geyer, U.S. Coast Guard, has received his pilot‘s wings. Courtesy photo
Cory Geyer, far right, during his promotion to Lieutenant in May at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas. Courtesy photo
BY MAIRE O’NEILL
Cory Geyer, Los Alamos High School 2013 graduate and 2017 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in May. On June 18, he received his pilot’s wings.
Geyer will be stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater in Clearwater, Florida, which is the Coast Guard’s largest and busiest Air Station. Air Station Clearwater’s area of operations includes the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Basin and the Bahamas.
Coast Guard aviators are renowned wprlwide for saving those in peril, often in the most challenging environmental conditions. They are also critical players involved in the disruption of drug trafficking, illegal migration and terrorism, working alongside other other Coast Guard units, federal, state and local agencies.
Geyer is the son of Leslie and Robert Geyer of Los Alamos.