Troy L. Ogle

Colonel Troy Ogle is the Deputy Commander, 940th Air Refueling Wing, Beale Air Force Base, California. The wing is composed of 4 groups and 9 squadrons and provides global reach airpower and deploys expeditionary forces in support of worldwide combat, contingency, and humanitarian requirements. The wing operates eight KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft performing air-to-air refueling, airlift and aeromedical evacuation missions supporting US and coalition contingency operations and National security objectives.
Lt Col Ogle attended Pacific Union College, Calif. He received his commission in November 2000 through US Air Force Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. and graduated as a distinguished graduate in January 2002 from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, Columbus AFB Miss. Following SUPT he served in the Air Force Reserve flying as aircraft commander on the C-5, and a C-17 evaluator pilot with more than 6,000 flying hours.
Prior to his current assignment, Col Troy Ogle served as the 349th Operations Group Deputy Commander at the 349th AMW, Travis AFB California. He supported the largest operations group in the Air Force Reserve Command with four flying squadrons, an aeromedical evacuation squadron, an operations support squadron, and an air mobility operations squadron assigned. As a qualified C-17 Instructor Pilot Col Ogle focused on leadership, management, administration, and development of programs to develop and train personnel to maintain combat readiness. In partnership with its active-duty host wing, the group flies the C-5M Super Galaxy, the KC-10A Extender and the C-17 Globemaster III.

EDUCATION
1998 Bachelor of Science, Industrial Tech. and Management/Aviation emphasis, Pacific Union College, Angwin, Calif.
2009 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2009 Advanced Instrument School, Oklahoma City, Okla.
2012 Master of Military Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2021 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS
1. December 2001 – January 2002, Student, Distinguished Graduate Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, Columbus AFB, Miss.
2. February 2002 – March 2002, Student, Combat Survival and Evasion School, Fairchild AFB, Wash.
3. March 2002 - June 2002, Student, C-5 Formal Training Unit, 356th Airlift Squadron, Altus AFB, Okla.
4. June 2002 - December 2005, C-5 Strategic Airlift Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
5. January 2006 - April 2006, Student, C-17 Formal Training Unit, 57th Airlift Squadron, Altus AFB, Okla.
6. November 2007 - June 2009, Assistant Operations Officer and C-17 Instructor Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
7. June 2009 - April 2013, Assistant Chief of Standardization/Evaluation and C-17 Instructor Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
8. April 2013 – October 2014, 349th Operations Group, Chief of C-17 Standardization/Evaluation, C-17 Evaluator Pilot, Travis AFB, Calif.
9. October 2014 – June 2015, Special Assist to the Commander, C-17 Evaluator Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
10. June 2015 – April 2017, Chief of Safety, C-17 Evaluator Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
11. April 2017- March 2018, Assistant Director of Operations, C-17 Evaluator Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
12. March 2018 – June 2018, Assistant Chief Pilot, C-17 Evaluator Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
13. June 2018 – March 2019, Chief Pilot, C-17 Evaluator Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
14. March 2019 – March 2022, Commander, C-17 Instructor Pilot, 301st Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
15. March 2022 – July2022, 349th Deputy Operations Group Commander, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.
16. July 2022 – Present, 940th ARW Vice Wing Commander, Beale Air Force Base, Calif.

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Command Pilot
Flight hours: more than 6,000 including more than 292 combat and 328 combat support hours
Aircraft flown: C-5A, C-5B, C-5C, C-17A,- KC-135R

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with valor device and with silver cluster and two oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with silver cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border
Air Force Longevity Service Award
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” device
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant November 17, 2000
First Lieutenant November 17, 2002
Captain November 17, 2004
Major May 18, 2010
Lieutenant Colonel May 26, 2017
Colonel July 22, 2022

(Current as of March 2022)