Lt Col Patrick M. O’Sullivan 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 O’Sullivan entered the Air Force in 1993 as a C-141B Crew Chief at Travis AFB, CA. He received his commission through Officer Training School after graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology. He currently has 22 years of active duty service in the Air Force and has served in a variety of positions in Air Mobility Command, the Pentagon, and Headquarters International Assistance Security Assistance Force (ISAF). He is also a graduate of Air Mobility Command’s PHOENIX HAWK leadership development program. Prior to his current position, the Lt Col was the Commander, 43d Operations Support Squadron, Pope Army Airfield, N.C.