Cadre

Lt Col Michael L. DeRosa

Lt Col Michael L. DeRosa

Contact Information

37 Institute Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5747

Lt Col Michael L. DeRosa

  • Commander
  • Professor of Aerospace Studies

Lieutenant Colonel DeRosa is the Commander, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment 340 and Professor of Aerospace Studies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA. His responsibilities include leading a cadre of professionals that recruit, educate, and train cadets to become officers in the United States Air Force.

 

Lieutenant Colonel DeRosa is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in May, 1995. He has served in nine states and seven countries and held numerous leadership positions in operations, staff, and mission support. He is a joint service officer, holds three masters degrees, and is a graduate of the three-year National Defense University Program for Emerging Leaders in Weapons of Mass Destruction. Lieutenant Colonel DeRosa is also a graduate of the Army War College, Air War College, Joint Forces Staff College, Naval Command and Staff College and Air Command and Staff College.

 

 

Capt Vito A. Bussmann

Capt Vito A. Bussmann

Contact Information

37 Institute Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5747

Capt Vito A. Bussmann

  • Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies and Recruiting Flight Commander

Captain Vito A. Bussmann is the Operations Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment 340. Captain Bussmann is responsible for training, operations and mentorship of all cadets 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, Becker College, Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, Nichols College, Quinsigamond Community College, and Worcester State College. The detachment has a cadet corps of 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 field-testing and development of weapon networking and GPS technologies. Captain Bussmann worked extensively with the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program to identify & commercialize promising research. He was selected to lead simulation and integration efforts for the $29.5M Precision Guided Munition Joint Capability Technology Demonstration (JCTD) sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) in 2011.

 

EDUCATION

2007  Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, MA
2008  Air & Space Basic Course, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL
2013  Squadron Officer’s School, In Residence, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL

 

ASSIGNMENTS

1.   June 2008 – June 2010, Weapon Data Link Engineer, Eglin AFB, FL
2.   June 2010 – June 2012, Seeker Electrical Engineer, Eglin AFB, FL
3.   May 2012 - Present, AFROTC Instructor, AFROTC Det 340, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA
4.   May 2013 – July 2013, Field Training Officer, AFROTC Field Training Air Expeditionary Force 1, Camp Shelby, MS
5.   May 2014 – July 2014, Special Projects Officer, AFROTC Field Training Unit 2, Maxwell AFB, AL

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
National Defense Service Medal

 

DATES OF PROMOTION

Second Lieutenant – May 2008
First Lieutenant – May 2010
Captain – May 2012                                                                                                              

Captain Jonathan Hatosy

Captain Jonathan Hatosy

Contact Information

37 Institute Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5747

Captain Jonathan Hatosy

  • Recruiting Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment 340

Captain Jonathan C. Hatosy is the Recruiting Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment 340. Captain Hatosy is responsible for recruiting, retention and mentorship of new students 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, Becker College, Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, Nichols College, Quinsigamond Community College, and Worcester State College. The detachment has a cadet corps of over 40 cadets.

 

1st Lt Hatosy graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Psychology, commissioned from the university’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 159, and has attained Program Management Lv II Certification. In 2010, he began his first assignment as an Acquisitions Officer at Hanscom AFB, MA. While at Hanscom AFB, he has served as the Project Officer of the TACP-M’s Stryker Modification effort, which served to modify the interior of Stryker vehicles for enhanced ergonomics for TACP members attached to Army units. In 2011, he served as the deputy Program Manager of the Link-16 Alaska program, which was an effort to create a radar perimeter around the outer rim of Alaska. His final assignment from 2012-2014 was as the Risk and Schedule Manager of the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) program. In this capacity he was in charge of all activities regarding Risk Management and Schedule upkeep of this $1.2 billion program.

Technical Sergeant Joleen N. Outland

Technical Sergeant Joleen N. Outland

Contact Information

37 Institute Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5747

Technical Sergeant Joleen N. Outland

  • NCOIC, Personnel

Technical Sergeant Outland is a native of LaFayette, New York. She entered the USAF after graduating from Basic Military training in 1999 at Lackland AFB, TX.   

 

From Feb 2000 – Jun 2003, TSgt Outland was assigned to the 4th Security Forces Squadron, Response Force Team at Seymour Johnson AFB NC, where she was responsible for protecting $4.5 billion worth of assigned resources and serving a community population of 13,000 persons.  

 

In Jun 03, TSgt Outland retrained into Human Resources and was assigned to 375th Mission Support Squadron at Scott AFB, IL. During her time at the MSS she performed several duties to include Customer Service, Evaluations, Promotions and Special Actions. She was responsible for supporting 6000+ AD personnel, family members, Guard/ Reserve members, and retirees. She also provided personnel support to 42 Senior Raters assigned to one major command, one unified command, one numbered AF, 121 tenant and 175 geographically separated units.  

 

 In May 08, TSgt Outland was assigned to USTRANSCOM, Commander Support Staff at Scott AFB. She supported 458 unit members assigned to 27 PASCODES, 5 countries, and 12 GO/SES Senior Raters.  

 

In Mar 12, TSgt Outland was assigned to the Commanders Support Staff, Tanker Airlift Control Center, Scott AFB, IL.  She oversaw personnel support to 596+ Total Force personnel supporting 7 GOs assigned to 18AF/DoDs largest Airlift Operations Center.  

 

Currently, TSgt Outland is the NCOIC, Personnel Cadre, for the 340 Detachment Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps. In this capacity, Sergeant Outland manages personnel records, leave web, duty status, and MILPDS actions for five Active duty cadre. She updates cadet pay, initiates security clearances, manages the unit leave program, duty status program, and schedules the Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS) and Air Force Officer Qualifying Tests (AFOQT). This organization includes 5 cadre members and over 60 cadets.

 

 

EDUCATION

2004 Airman Leadership School, Scott AFB, IL

2006 Associates Degree in Police Science, Community College of the Air Force

2006 Associates Degree in Human Resources, Community College of the Air Force

2011 Joint SNCO PME, Distance Learning

2012 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, McGhee Tyson ANG, TN

2012 Bachelor of Science in Education/Training & Development, Southern Illinois University, IL  

 

ASSIGNMENTS  

  1. Oct 1999 - Dec 1999, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX
  2. Feb 2000 - Jun 2003, Response Force, 4th SFS, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
  3. Jun 2003 - Jun 2005, NCOIC Customer Service, 375 MSS, Scott AFB, IL
  4. Jun 2005 - May 2006, NCOIC Evaluations, 375 MSS, Scott AFB, IL
  5. May 2006 - May 2008, NCOIC Promotions/Special Actions, 375 MSS, Scott AFB, IL
  6. May 2008 - Mar 2012, NCOIC Management Level Support, USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB, IL
  7. Mar 2012 - Dec 2014, Manager Commander Support Staff, TACC, Scott AFB, IL
  8. Dec 2014 - Present, NCOIC Personnel, AF ROTC Dec 340, Worcester, MA  

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Joint Service Commendation Medal

AF Commendation Medal (1OLC)

AF Achievement Medal (1OLC)

National Defense Service Medal

Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 

 

DATES OF PROMOTION

Airman Basic - Oct 13, 1999

Airman - Apr 13, 2000

Airman First Class - Feb 13, 2001

Senior Airman - Oct 13, 2002

Staff Sergeant - July 1, 2004

Technical Sergeant - May 10, 2010

Staff Sergeant Ashley S. Thompson

Staff Sergeant Ashley S. Thompson

Contact Information

37 Institute Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5747

Staff Sergeant Ashley S. Thompson

  • NCOIC, Administration Management, for the 340 Detachment Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps

Staff Sergeant Thompson is a native of Pottsboro, Texas. She entered the USAF  after graduating from Basic Military Training in 2008 at Lackland AFB, TX.

 

From Sep 2008 – Oct 2011, SSgt Thompson was assigned to the 7th Bomb Wing, Commander Support Staff, Dyess AFB, TX where she was responsible for various administrative duties for over 5000 unit members.

 

In Oct 2011, SSgt Thompson was assigned to the 7TH Operations Group, Commander Support Staff. As the NCOIC of Knowledge Operations Management in support of 289 personnel to include 17 group staff members.

 

Currently, SSgt Thompson is the NCOIC, Administration Management, for the 340 Detachment Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps. In this capacity, Sergeant Thompson manages personnel records, leave web, duty status, and MILPDS actions for five Active duty cadre. She updates cadet pay, initiates security clearances, manages the unit leave program, duty status program, and schedules the Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS) and Air Force Officer Qualifying Tests (AFOQT). This organization includes 5 cadre members and over 60 cadets.

 

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. May 2008 – Jul 2008, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB San Antonio, TX 2. 
  2. Sep 2008 – Oct 2011, 7th Bomb Wing, Commander Support Staff, Dyess AFB, TX3. 
  3. Oct 2011-May 2014, 7th Operations Group, Commander Support Staff, Dyess AFB, TX4. 
  4. May 2014-Present, AFROTC Det 340, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Army Achievement Meda
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

DATES OF PROMOTION

Airman Basic- 27 May 2008
Airman First Class – 11 Jul 2008
Senior Airman – 11 Nov 2010
Staff Sergeant – 1 Feb 2013

 

 
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