Patrick Michael O'Sullivan
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.