Colonel Muhs

  • Photo of Col Muhs Colonel Steven C. Muhs is the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor (SASI) for the Fargo Public School District's Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program. Colonel Muhs manages a JROTC program consisting of over 100 cadets from 6 different high schools. He teaches academic classes in aerospace science, leadership, and physical fitness. In addition, his responsibilities include community relations, liaison with other Air Force and civilian agencies in the aerospace field, unit supply and administrative oversight, career and performance counseling. He oversees extensive extracurricular programs, such as a military ball, inter-JROTC sports competition, cadet newspaper, drill team, color guard, parades, flag raising, retreat ceremonies, presentation of awards, and fund-raising activities for the unit or charitable institutions.
    Colonel Muhs was born in Valley City, North Dakota and graduated high school from Cass Valley North High School in Argusville, North Dakota. He received his Air Force commission in 1981 from the United States Air Force Academy. Colonel Muhs retired from the Air Force in 2007 after a distinguished 26-year career. His career encompassed a wide range of communications and information systems assignments; he twice commanded a squadron, a mission support group, and served at major command, Air Staff, and Joint levels.  Colonel Muhs began teaching AFJROTC for the Fargo Public School District in August of 2010.
    Colonel Muhs is married to the former Meredith Brents from Falls Church, Virginia. They have four children; Andrew, Scott, Allison, and Tyler and nine grandchildren. 

Chief Master Sergeant Gibson

  •  Chief Gibson

    Chief Master Sergeant James Gibson is the Aerospace Science Instructor (ASI) for the Fargo Public School District’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program.  Chief Gibson assists in managing the various aspects of the AFJROTC program to include teaching academic classes, supervise all cadets participating in official AFJROTC unit events, drill and ceremony and leadership education.

    Chief Gibson was born in Albany, Georgia and grew up as an Air Force dependent living in multiple locations such as Florida, Hawaii, Minnesota, Illinois, North Carolina and finally North Dakota.  Chief Gibson graduated from high school in Wahpeton, North Dakota and enlisted in the North Dakota Air National Guard in Fargo, North Dakota.  He started his 36-year military career as a Security Forces member where he moved through the unit eventually becoming the Security Forces Manager. Chief Gibson was then moved into the Chief of Information Protection (CIP) position where he processed security clearances and instructed Wing personnel on the proper handling of classified information. For the last three years of his career, he was selected as the Senior Enlisted Leader (SEL) for the North Dakota National Guard. In this position, he was the highest ranking enlisted individual in the state of North Dakota and represented all enlisted personnel both Army and Air National Guard.

    Chief Gibson is married to Gayle and they reside in West Fargo.  He has four children; Samantha (Correy), Brandon (Amber), Melanie and Olivia.  He has four grandsons; Colby, Carter, Tristan, and Cameron, along with two granddaughters; Emma and Sophie.