A dose of military medicine
Bonita Rutkowski has wanted to join the military since she was a teenager. After a lifetime of watching her parents and siblings serve in the U.S. Army and Air Force, she knew she was destined for service.
After high school, Rutkowski met and married her husband, had four children and developed her career as a lactation consultant and family life educator. She now lives in El Paso, Texas, and is working to earn her Ph.D. in health sciences and organizational leadership, though she never forgot her dream of military service.