Women in the Military and Work-Life Struggles
Colonel Christine F. L. Holliday is currently the reserve advisor to the superintendent, United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, Colorado. Her responsibilities include: directing daily operations of all USAFA reserve assets, and key advisor performing inspection visits, attending conferences, meetings, and boards with the superintendent.
Colonel Holliday earned her active duty commission in 1991 from USAFA. She is a senior pilot with 2,000 hours in the C-141B and has participated operationally in Contingency Operations: SOUTHERN WATCH, JOINT ENDEAVOR, PROVIDE PROMISE, UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, ASSURED RESPONSE, and DEEP FREEZE.
After having graduated in the top 15% of her class at Air Command and Staff College, she returned to her alma mater, USAFA, as an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, where she taught Calculus, course directed Statistics, and advised the dean of the faculty as director of the reserve affairs.
Additionally, Colonel Holliday is a Delta Air Lines pilot with over 2,000 flight hours in the MD-90/MD-88 and the B-727. She and her husband, Tim, have twin 9-year-olds and reside in Monument, Colorado.