Cassie Marie McNair was born at Travis AFB in Fairfield, California on February 28th, 1987. Her parents are Edward McNair, Jr and Anita McNair (maiden name, Carson).
In high school, Cassie was active in extracurricular activities including JROTC, Cross Country, Soccer, FBLA, Spanish Club, and various community volunteer projects. She graduated from Clinton Senior High (Clinton, MO) in May of 2005.
Immediately following graduation, Cassie enrolled in classes at Longview Community College in Lees Summit, Missouri on an A+ Scholarship. After 2 semesters, she abandoned her studies to enlist in the United States Air Force as a Bioenvironmental Engineer. She is currently stationed at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma.
Cassie’s many hobbies include horseback riding, various outdoor activities, volunteer conservation work, travel, and visiting zoos, aquariums, museums, theatres, libraries, planetariums and the like.