James Caviness

First Lieutenant, US Air Force

First Lieutenant James Caviness is an actively-serving Air Force Public Health Officer stationed at Hill AFB in Salt Lake City, Utah. Born in Honolulu but raised in King’s Mountain, NC, he decided to attend East Carolina University, majoring in Biology. He received his undergraduate degree in May 2011 and went on to pursue his graduate degree in Public Health. He was commissioned through Air Force ROTC on May 5th, 2012. During the same summer period, he worked on revamping the entire Men’s Health Program for North Carolina State University, including issues with epidemiology and communicable disease not just with the program he worked to change but also during his academic career. James was promoted to 1LT on July 24, 2013, shortly after receiving his MPH.