LtCol Braunschneider is the Commander and Professor of Aerospace Studies for the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 665 at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. In this capacity, he directs recruiting, educating, training, and character building of students from among twelve universities and colleges for commissioning into the United States Air Force as second lieutenants.
Lt Col Braunschneider attended Michigan Technological University and received his commission through AFROTC. He attended the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) as his first Air Force assignment His subsequent assignments cover a broad range of activities including laboratory activities, special operations, flight test, weapons test, space operations, and large space acquisitions with the National Reconnaissance Office.
Lieutenant Colonel Julie Eubanks is an Air Force Reservist and Affiliate Professor of Aerospace Studies for AFROTC Detachment 665 at the University of Cincinnati. As the Education Flight Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Eubanks is the primary instructor for the Air Science 300 class and is responsible for educating, training, and commissioning 85 ROTC cadets enrolled at 11 separate universities in the Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky tri-state area.
Lieutenant Colonel Eubanks is an alumnus of the University of Cincinnati. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Operations Management and Marketing and earned her commission from Detachment 665 in 1992.
Lieutenant Colonel Eubanks began her active duty career as a command and control officer for the 25th Training Squadron at Ellsworth AFB, SD. She later served a 2-year tour as the Executive Officer for the 629th Air Mobility Support Squadron at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal. In 1996 she took on a special duty assignment at Langley AFB, VA, working for the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) as a search and rescue (SAR) controller. Two years later she transferred to the Reserves and stayed on with that unit. While performing weekend Reserve duty she earned her Master of Science Degree in Education and went on to teach middle school for 3 years until the AFRCC reorganized and transferred to Tyndall AFB, FL. Today, Lieutenant Colonel Eubanks continues performing duties as a SAR controller, while simultaneously serving as an instructor for the AFRCC’s mobile training team. Additionally, she is an admissions liaison officer for the U.S. Air Force Academy, mentoring high school students who are seeking appointments.
Major Mardis is the Operations Flight Commander and Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies for the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 665 at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. In this capacity, he advises recruiting, educating, training, and character building of students from among twelve universities and colleges for commissioning into the United States Air Force as second lieutenants.
Major Mardis is from Visalia, Kentucky. He enlisted in the Air Force in April 1990 and served as a Public Health Craftsman until he received his commission in December of 2001. As an officer he has served in a variety of Space and Missile duty assignments and in a contingency deployment for Operation Enduring Freedom. Prior to his current assignment, he was the OIC, Biometric Support Element in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Captain Karah A. Stalets is the Recruiting Flight Commander for Air Force ROTC Detachment 665, University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is responsible for coordinating entry and recruitment into the cadet corps for The University of Cincinnati and ten consortium universities within the local area. Additionally, Captain Stalets is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies instructing first year cadets in the Foundations of the Air Force.
Captain Stalets joined Air Force ROTC is 2004 and subsequently commissioned in 2008. Prior to this assignment she supported three flying wings, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Headquarters Eighteenth Air Force, Headquarters United States Transportation Command and 40 tenant units on Scott AFB, IL in various core personnel positions as a Force Support Officer.
Captain Stalets received her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Southeast Missouri State University and Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Univeristy of Cincinnati in December 2010. She is a graduate from Air and Space Basic Course and a Distinguished Graduate of Force Support Officer’s Course
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