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COLONEL COREY J. MARTIN

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Colonel Corey J. Martin is the commander of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, Calif. As commander, he is responsible for the combined efforts of all operations and support activities associated with the worldwide air mobility mission. The C-5, KC-10, and C-17 assigned aircraft participate in air, land and aerial refueling taskings, responding to Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed combat operations, and supporting U.S. State Department-sponsored humanitarian relief efforts worldwide. He is responsible for ensuring the readiness and well being of nearly 26,100 active duty, Reserve and civilian personnel and their families.

Martin was commissioned upon graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering. He has served as a C-141 and C-17 examiner airdrop aircraft commander, chief of wing safety, squadron commander and in various staff assignments at the major command and combatant command level. He has operational flying experience during Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM and deployed squadron command experience in Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Prior to his current assignment, Martin served as Commander, 376th Air Expeditionary Wing, Manas, Kyrgyz Republic.

EDUCATION
1991 Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1997 Squadron Officers School, Distinguished Graduate, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1999 Master's of Art in Management and Human Resource Development, Webster University, Scott AFB, Ill.
2004 Air Command and Staff College, Distinguished Graduate, Maxwell, AFB, Ala.
2004 Master of Applied Science in Military Operational Art and Science, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2005 School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2005 Master of Applied Science in Airpower Art and Science, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2006 Air War College, by correspondence
2009 National War College, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2009 Master of Science in National Security Strategy, Ft. McNair, Washington D.C.
2012 Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Darden School, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. August 1991 - August 1992, Student, Undergraduate Pilot training, Williams AFB, Ariz.
2. September 1992 - December 1992, Student, C-141 Copilot training, Altus AFB, Okla.
3. December 1992 - August 1997, C-141 Examiner Aircraft Commander, McChord AFB, Wash.
4. August 1997 - August 1999, Phoenix Hawk Intern Program, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
5. September 1999 - December 1999, Student, C-17 Aircraft Commander training, Altus AFB, Okla.
6. December 1999 - July 2003, C-17 Examiner Airdrop Aircraft Commander, Charleston AFB, S.C.
7. August 2003 - June 2004, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
8. July 2004 - June 2005, Student, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9. January 2006 - June 2006, Chief of Safety, 437th Air Wing, Charleston AFB, S.C.
10. June 2006 - May 2008, Commander, 437th Operations Support Squadron, Charleston AFB, S.C.
11. September 2007 - January 2008, Commander, 447th Operations Support Squadron, Bagdad, Iraq
12. July 2008 - June 2009, Student, National War College, Ft. McNair, Washington D.C.
13. July 2009 - May 2011, Deputy Chief and Chief of Strategy, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany
14. May 2011 - May 2012, Vice Commander, 18th Wing, Kadena AB, Japan
15. June 2012 - June 2013, Commander, 376th Air Expeditionary Wing, Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyz Republic
16. July 2013 - Present, Commander, 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis AFB, Calif.

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Command Pilot
Flight Hours: More than 4,000
Aircraft Flown: C-17, C-141, KC-135, T-38, T-37, E-3, HH-60

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 1991
First Lieutenant May 1993
Captain May 1995
Major March 2002
Lieutenant Colonel March 2006
Colonel October 2009

(Current as of January 2014)




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