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Capt Vito A. Bussmann

Captain Vito A. Bussmann is the Recruiting Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment 340. In this capacity, Captain Bussmann is responsible for recruiting and retention for Detachment 340 at the host institution of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, as well as the surrounding cross-town schools including Anna Maria College, Assumption College, Atlantic Union College, Becker College, Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, Nichols College, Quinsigamond Community College, University of Massachusetts Medical Center and Worcester State College. This organization includes over 60 cadets.

Captain Bussmann was commissioned in 2007 after graduating from Illinois Institute of Technology. At the Air Force Research Laboratory, Munitions Directorate, Captain Bussmann led several R&D efforts related to guidance and navigation. He worked extensively with the testing and development of weapon networking and GPS technologies. He was selected to lead simulation and integration efforts for the $29.5M Joint Capability Technology Demonstration (JCTD) sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) in 2011.

 
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