Jonathan Kuhlman, U.S. Air Force Veteran and student at Colorado State
University, was highlighted by Student Veterans of America in honor of
Native American Heritage Month.
Kuhlman serves as Vice President of the Colorado State University Student
Veteran Organization as well the Deputy Director of Community Affairs for
Student Government at Colorado State University. He is pursuing aBachelor
of Science in Soil and Crops with an anticipated graduation date of May
2016. Upon graduating, he intends to pursue his Juris Doctor degree in
“I have tremendous pride in my heritage and it has given me the strength and
motivation in continuing education to protect our Mother Nature,” Kuhlman
Kuhlman is among more than 20,000 American Indians who are contributing
to our total military force. The Department of Defense reports that American
Indians make up the highest percentage of service per capita compared to
other ethnic groups.
Kuhlman is the son of Janet Kuhlman. He was raised in Clarksville, Tenn.,
right outside of Ft. Campbell Army base. Prior to moving to Colorado, he
was stationed with the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base in
Kuhlman is the grandson of Annie Ruth Jacobs from the Prospect
community. He is the great-grandson of John West Jacobs and Margarette
Kuhlman attended Purnell Swett High School from 2006 to 2008.