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Curtis J. Shaffer, OD, optometrist with Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates, has successfully completed the United States Air Force Air War College.

Optometrist Completes Air War College

Hattiesburg Clinic Optometrist Completes Air War College

Hattiesburg Clinic is proud to announce that Curtis J. Shaffer, OD, optometrist with Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates, has successfully completed the United States Air Force Air War College.

Air War College is a Senior Leadership course required by the Air Force in order for those in service to be promoted to Colonel. Air War College is a one-year residence course taught at Maxwell Air Force Base or it can be accomplished by distance learning online over five years. Shaffer completed Air War College in 18 months online.

Professional Military Education (PME) is a critical subset of development education that:

  1. Provides the nation personnel skilled in the employment of air, space and cyberspace power in the conduct of war, small-scale contingencies, deterrence, peacetime operations and national security.
  2. Provides Air Force personnel with the skills and knowledge to make sound decisions in progressively more demanding leadership positions within the national security environment.
  3. Develops strategic thinkers, planners and war fighters.
  4. Strengthens the ability and skills of Air Force personnel to lead, manage and supervise.

Shaffer has been in the military for 14 years and has been a member of the Mississippi Air National Guard for nine years.

About Eye Associates

Eye Associates provides preventative and corrective eye care in Hattiesburg and surround communities. Services include, but are not limited to: general ophthalmology and optometry; cataract surgery; and LASIK. They also manage and treat diabetic retinopathy, astigmatism, glaucoma and other relevant disorders of the eye. Their clinic also offers a full service, in-house optical shop for customers needing contacts, glasses or sunglasses. They are located at 7148 U.S. Hwy 98, Hattiesburg, Miss., and can be reached at (601) 271-2020.

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