LTC Adam Heppe is a native of Massachusetts and received his commission from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He has served in a series of command and staff positions and currently serves as the Professor of Military Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. After graduating from flight training and the Aviation Officer Basic Course at Fort Rucker, Alabama, LTC Heppe served as an AH-64 Attack Platoon Leader and Company executive officer in Katterbach, Germany where he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 1st Infantry Division. After completing the Aviation Captain’s Career Course, LTC Heppe deployed again to Iraq as an intelligence officer and AH-64 Troop Commander with 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. LTC Heppe then served as an Observer, Coach, Trainer (OC-T) at the Joint Multi-national Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany for three years. After completing the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS, LTC Heppe served as an AH-64 Battalion Operations and Executive Officer and Brigade Operations Officer in the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell, KY where he deployed to Afghanistan in support Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
LTC Heppe holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management and a Master of Business Administration. Along with numerous awards and decorations, LTC Heppe has earned the Combat Action Badge, the Master Aviator Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.
LTC Heppe is married to the former Mariah Herbst of Holden, Massachusetts and has a son, Chase, and a daughter, Claire.