Eileen W. Kirkland has been selected for promotion to the rank of colonel in the Air Force.
Kirkland is currently serving as Chief, Manpower Requirements Branch with Headquarters Air Education and Training Command/A1, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. She has served in the military for 23 years.
Kirkland is the daughter of Marilyn and Sumner H. Weston of Mesa, Ariz., and daughter-in-law of Bev and Jessie Kirkland of Mountain Home, Idaho.
She is a 1986 graduate of Dansville Senior High School, Dansville, N.Y. She earned a bachelor's degree in 1995 from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y.