2007 - Captain Kenitra I. Fewell


Captain Kenitra I. Fewell is an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate assigned to the Civil Law Division at the 1st Fighter Wing, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.  She earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School.  While in law school, Captain Fewell volunteered for the Harvard Defenders, was selected for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, and participated in the Criminal Justice Institute as a Teaching Assistant and Student Attorney.  She was the Internal Vice President and later President of the Harvard Black Law Students Association and sat on the North East Regional Board.  Captain Fewell utilized her computer science background as Online Editor of the BlackLetter Law Journal and as an Editor for the Law School's Yearbook.  During the summers, she worked at law firms in Alabama and Washington, D.C. researching and writing concerning various practice areas of commercial and general litigation ranging from intellectual property (regarding patent infringement, trademarks, and subpoenas for ISP users) to labor and employment law.  After graduation, Captain Fewell clerked for Justice Adolpho A. Birch, Jr., of the Tennessee Supreme Court.  She received her commission to the United States Air Force through direct appointment in June 2006.  Captain Fewell is admitted to the Alabama State Bar and the Tennessee Bar.

Before attending law school, Captain Fewell matriculated at Tuskegee University.  While there she was a mathematics tutor, lifeguard, PREFICS teaching assistant and an active member of various organizations.  She graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science, magna cum laude.  She then joined AT&T as a Senior Technical Associate and later was employed as a contractor working at MCI Worldcom.

Captain Fewell remains active in her community participating in her local chapter in various activities with her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.  She also coached a youth soccer team last year and most recently volunteered to lead the Webelos Den of the nearby Cub Scout Pack for this year.  She currently is the President of the Langley African-American Heritage Council and the Vice President of Plans and Programs of the Langley Chapter of AFCOMAP (Air Force Cadet Officer Mentor Action Program).

Captain Fewell loves to spend time with her 9-year old son, Hughie Fewell, III, affectionately known as "Tré" who has accompanied her throughout her various endeavors including her current assignment at Langley Air Force Base.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, swimming, sewing, and most recently Taekwondo.