Alum reflects on how his UNH experience influenced his career path

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Lt. Col. Scott “Kidd” Poteet ’96, retired from the U.S. Air Force,?has patrolled the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, flown combat missions over Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo and Iraq, and even soared with the Thunderbirds, the Air Force’s elite precision team. As the pilot for SpaceX’s Polaris Dawn mission, he will head closer to the moon than anyone has been since NASA’s Apollo missions of the 1970’s. A native of Durham and a proud alum of the University of New Hampshire, hear from Poteet as he shares?some of the places and programs on campus that helped shape his career path, including his experience?in?the outdoor education program.

David Vogt | Communications and Public Affairs
David Vogt | Communications and Public Affairs