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. The detachment has a cadet corps of over 30 cadets.
Lieutenant Evans graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in History, commissioning from the university’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 128. In 2015, he was assigned as a Contracting Officer at the 19th Contracting Squadron, Little Rock AFB, AR. While at Little Rock AFB, he has served as the Officer in Charge for each the Commodities, Construction and Services team within the Acquisition Flight of the 19th Contracting Squadron. The Squadron provides operational mission support to the largest C-130J transport fleet in the Department of Defense.
Lieutenant Evans assumed his present position in June 2018.