Kathryn “Kat” Gates-Skipper, U. S. Marine Corps Veteran
Kathryn “Kat” Gates-Skipper served 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and Reserves. As in the hymn of the Marine Corps, she was born on the shores of Tripoli where she was adopted by an Air Force Colonel and his wife at Wheelus Air Base in Tripoli, Libya, N. Africa and became a Naturalized Citizen of the United States at 3 years old.
Today, Kat owns an Airport Transportation Company, which has been in business for over 25 years. She is an active Board Member at the Orlando VA Hospital, Gov. DeSantis “Forward March” Veterans Initiative Board, President of the Lakeland Republican Club and President of the Veterans Republican Club of Polk County (1st one in Polk County and the entire state of Florida) and a 2019 graduate of the Lake Wales Leadership Class #23…….Read Full Bio
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