Detachment 665 Administrative Specialist, Air Education and Training command

Staff Sergeant Marcus A. Mather

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Staff Sergeant Marcus A. Mather is an Administrative Specialist, Air Education and Training Command, University of Cincinnati AFROTC Detachment 665, Cincinnati, Ohio.  In this capacity Sergeant Mather is responsible for managing cadet pay, government purchasing, safety, and the accountability and security of computer equipment.

Sergeant Mather enlisted in the United States Air Force in 2011 and graduated from the Knowledge Operations course. Sergeant Mather has performed duty at Squadron and Wing level assignments to include the Command Support Staff of the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea and Detachment 1, 823rd RED HORSE Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base. He has also deployed to Jordan in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Before his current assignment, he served as the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, Administration, for the Air Force Parachute Team, “Wings of Blue”, at the United Stated Air Force Academy, CO.


2015 Airman Leadership School, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois


  1. January 2011-March 2011, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX
  2. March 2011-June 2011, Student, Knowledge Operations Apprentice Course, Keesler AFB, MS
  3. June 2011-February 2013, Knowledge Operations Manager, 375 Communications Squadron, Scott AFB, IL
  4. February 2013-June 2015, Mobility Management Administrator, 618 Air Operations Center, Scott AFB IL
  5. June 2015-June 2016, Wing Staff Agency Command Support Staff, 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan AB, ROK
  6. June 2016-January 2020, Commander Support Staff, Detachment 1, 823 RED HORSE Squadron, SILVER FLAG Training Site, Tyndall AFB, FL
  7. January 2020-February 2023, Commander Support Staff, 98 Flying Training Squadron, Air Force Parachute Team “Wings of Blue”, United States Air Force Academy, CO
  8. February 2023-Present, Administration Manager, AFROTC Detachment 665, University of Cincinnati, OH

Major Awards and Decorations

Air and Space Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
Air and Space Achievement Medal
Meritorious Unit Award
Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal

Effective Dates of Promotion

Airman First Class March 2011
Senior Airman August 2013
Staff Sergeant November 2016