Education Officer

Captain Ryan T. Dyson

Captain Ryan T. Dyson is Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Detachment 645, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. He supervises all unit operations and leads, recruits, trains, motivates, counsels and evaluates highly qualified young men and women as prospective AF officers. He promotes Air Force career opportunities to university and high school students, faculty, parents and Administrators. He also instructs college courses on the history, doctrine and operation of the U.S. Air Force.

Captain Miller was commissioned through the Air Force Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB, Alabama in 2009, as a Civil Engineer Officer. He has deployed twice in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Prior to his current assignment, he served in the 554th RED HORSE Squadron at Andersen AFB, Guam. In this position he was responsible for the design and construction of the $251 million dollar Pacific Regional Training Center.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Boise State University, Boise, ID
Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB, AL
Air and Space Basic Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
Civil Engineer Officer Technical Training, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL

Awards and Decorations

  • Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
  • Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Meritorious Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
  • Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal
  • Air Force Expeditionary Service Medal with Gold Border


Jan 2010 - Jun 2012
Readiness Flight Commander, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron, Beale AFB, CA
Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
Deputy Engineering Flight Commander, 554th RED HORSE Squadron, Andersen AFB, GU
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Group Executive Officer, 36th Contingency Response Group, Andersen AFB, GU
Jun 2015 - Present
Operations Flight Commander, AFROTC Detachment 645, The Ohio State University, OH