Cynthia Thornton ’86 Promoted to Colonel

Cynthia Thornton ’86 was promoted on Sept. 11, 2021, from lieutenant colonel to colonel in the Delaware Air National Guard, which she serves as a reserve judge advocate attorney. She is the first female JAG officer and the first minority woman to reach the rank of colonel in the history of the Delaware Air National Guard. In civilian life, her law practice specializes in domestic and immigration law.