Ashley Ehasz is an Army veteran and combat helicopter pilot from Southeastern Pennsylvania. She joined the military at the age of 17, knowing it was her best option to get a college degree, and was accepted to and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant within the U.S. Army Aviation branch, she trained to become an AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter pilot, graduating in January 2012 as the only woman in her Apache class. Ashley served as a platoon leader and later as battalion logistics officer and pilot-in-command, deploying to Kuwait under Operation Spartan Shield, and Camp Taji, Iraq, with Operation Inherent Resolve.
Ashley also served as a company Commander for two years. Following her command time, Ashley went on to pursue her graduate degree at the University of Oxford. She then worked with local governments, helping them navigate their responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Growing up in Pennsylvania, Ashley graduated from Pen Argyl High School, and now lives in Bensalem.