Trevor Sapp, a 2009 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School, graduate and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., becoming a third generation military officer on May 28. Trevor is the son of William and Allyson Sapp of La Mesa, Calif., former longtime residents of Ahwatukee.
William Daniel Sapp, Trevor’s grandfather, was a Warrant Officer and UH-1 US Army helicopter pilot. He was killed in action during his second tour in the Vietnam war in February of 1971.
Davis Newman, Trevor’s step grandfather was a Warrant Officer, and served two more tours in Vietnam as a UH-1 Huey pilot in combat assault and medevac support, respectively.
William Sapp, Trevor’s father, enlisted in the Army and became a Warrant Officer and scout helicopter pilot. After two years of special operations in the Persian Gulf, Bill served in the Desert Shield/Desert Storm conflict. After completing 11 years of active duty in the U.S. Army, Bill served 10 more in the active duty Army National Guard as an Instructor Pilot in the OH-58 helicopter before retiring as a CW4. Bill is currently a supervisor for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Trevor’s mother, Allyson, was commissioned in the U.S. Army after receiving an ROTC scholarship, Texas, and Ft. Bragg, N.C., and achieved the rank of Captain.
Trevor is assigned casual duty at the Air Force Academy before reporting to flight school in April of 2015 at Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas. Upon graduating flight school, he will become a third generation military aviator.