Jack Skiles

Jack Skiles

Lieutenant Colonel
Office: 100 Institute RD
Lt Col Jack Skiles III 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. Lt Col Skiles entered the Air Force in 1996 as a Fire Fighter at Laughlin AFB, TX. He received his commission through Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps upon graduating from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a degree in professional aeronautics. ... View Profile

Cynthia Lynn Karantzoulidis

Contingent Worker
Recruiting Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment 340
Office: 100 Institute Road
Captain Cynthia L. Archambeau is the Recruiting Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment 340. Captain Archambeau 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. ... View Profile

Nicholas Evans

First Lieutenant
Recruiting Flight Commander
First Lieutenant Nicholas K. Evans is the Recruiting Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment 340. Lieutenant Evans 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, Brown University, Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, Nichols College, Quinsigamond Community College, and Worcester State College. ... View Profile

MSgt Blair is the NCOIC, Personnel Cadre, for the 340 Detachment Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps. In this capacity, MSgt Blair 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 in Police Science, Community College of the Air Force

2006 Associates 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 BA of Science in Education/Training & Development, Southern Illinois University, IL 

2017 MA of Art in Higher Education Administration, University of Louisville, KY

Jonathan Walsh

Jonathan Walsh

Phone: 508-831-5747

Staff Sergeant Walsh is a native of Hibbing, Minnesota. He entered the USAF  after graduating from Basic Military Training in 2012 at Lackland AFB, TX. 

From Nov 2012 – Mar 2013, SSgt Walsh was assigned to the 86th Communications Squadron, Knowledge Operations Management, followed by Commander Support Staff, Ramstein AB, DE from Mar 2013 – Feb 2014 where he was responsible for various administrative duties for over 500 unit members.In Mar 2014, SSgt Walsh was assigned to the 86th Maintenance Group, Commander Support Staff in support of 389 personnel to include 92 group staff members.

From Nov 2014 – Feb 2018, SSgt Walsh was assigned to the 57th Weapons Squadron where he was responsible for various administrative duties for 25 cadre and 6 weapons undergraduates.In Feb 2018, SSgt Walsh was assigned to the 87th Air Base Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst where he served as Command Staff Administrator.

Currently, SSgt Walsh is the NCOIC, Administration Management, for the 340 Detachment Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps. In this capacity, Sergeant Walsh manages personnel records, leave web, duty status, and MILPDS actions for five Active duty cadre. He 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
2017 Airman Leadership School, McGuire AFB, NJ
2019 Associates Degree in Business Administration, Community College of the Air Force
 
ASSIGNMENTS
1.     Jun 2012 – Aug 2012, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB San Antonio, TX
2.     Aug 2012 – Oct 2012, Keesler AFB Biloxi, MS 
3.     Nov 2012 – Feb 2013, 86th Communications Squadron, Knowledge Operations Management, Ramstein AB, DE
4.     Mar 2013 – Feb 2014, 86th Communications Squadron, Commanders Support Staff Apprentice, Ramstein AB, DE
5.     Feb 2014 – Nov 2014, 86th Maintenance Group, Commanders Support Staff Journeyman, Ramstein AB, DE
6.     Nov 2014 – Feb 2018, 57th Weapons Squadron, Commanders Support Staff, McGuire AFB, NJ
7.     Feb 2018 – Jan 2019, 87th Air Base Wing, Command Staff Administrator, McGuire AFB, NJ
8.     Jan 2019-Present, AFROTC Det 340, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
 
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal
AF Outstanding Unit Award
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
 
 DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic- 5 June 2012
Airman First Class – 3 Nov 2012
Senior Airman – 3 Dec 2014 
Staff Sergeant – 1 Nov 2017