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 Dyson was commissioned through The Ohio State University Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 2011, as a Logistics Readiness Officer. Prior to his current assignment, he served in the 436th Mission Support Group and 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Dover AFB, Delaware. In his tenure at Dover AFB, Capt Dyson lead in a variety of roles, directing operations and maintenance for an 850 vehicle fleet, ensuring readiness and mobility prepardness for over 350 members and 175 Unit Type Codes, and most recently, serving as Executive Officer for the 436th Mission Support Group Commander, where he facilitated admin support for 6 Squadrons and 1,500 Personnel.

 

Education

2011
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2012
LOG 199 - Introduction to Logistics Course, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
2012
Logistics Readiness Officer Technical Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2013
Principles of Instruction Course, Dover AFB, Delaware

Awards and Decorations

  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Meritorious Unit Award
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • AF Training Ribbon
 


Assignments

Feb 2012 - May 2013
OIC, Distribution, 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Dover AFB, DE
May 2013 - Nov 2013
Flight Commander, Vehicle Management, 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Dover AFB, DE
Nov 2013 - April 2015
OIC, Squadron Readiness, 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Dover AFB, DE
April 2015 - Feb 2016
Group Executive Officer, 436th Mission Support Group, Dover AFB, DE
Feb 2016 - Present
Associate Prof of Aerospace Studies, AFROTC Detachment 645, The Ohio State University, OH