Lt Col Richard Dollesin, USAF (Ret)

Phone: 910-455-4868

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Degrees and Certifications:

- AFJROTC Teaching Certification - Masters of Science Degree - Human Resources Management - Bachelors of Science Degree - Physiology - Associates of Science Degree - Math and Science

Lt Col Richard Dollesin, USAF (Ret)

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Dollesin completed his military career as the Chief, Communications and Information Systems Plans Section, Communications Division (J6), Headquarters Multinational Corps Northeast, Baltic Barracks, Szczecin, Poland. In this capacity, he oversaw HQ MNC NE/J6 operational planning, strategy, policy and resource advocacy for NATO Force Integration Units, enabling NATO forces with responsive command and control, intelligence, and combat support in NATO’s northeast flank.

Lt Col Dollesin earned his commission from the AFROTC Program at the University of California Davis, Davis, California. His career included tours as an Operations Management Officer, Communications and Information Systems Officer and Cyberspace Operations Officer.  

Lt Col Dollesin commanded at the squadron level.

EDUCATION:

1986 Associate of Science in Physiology, University of California Davis, Davis, California

1997 Squadron Officer School (correspondence)

1997 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

1998 Advanced Communications Officer Training, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi

2000 Masters of Science Degree in Human Resources Mgmt, Troy State University (highest honors)

2001 Air Command and Staff College (correspondence)

2003 Canadian Forces Staff College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2008 Air War College (correspondence)

ASSIGNMENTS:

1. Nov 89 – Mar 90, Student, Ops Mgmt Officer Training, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi

2. Mar 90 – Apr 92, Squadron Adjutant, 461st Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

3. Apr 92 – Aug 94, Squadron Section Commander, 461st Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

4. Aug 94 – Aug 95, Executive Officer, 56th Operations Group, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

5. Aug 95 – Aug 96, Training Mgr/Resource Advisor, 43rd Ops Group, Malmstrom AFB, Montana

6. Sep 96 – Jul 98, Plans Flight Commander, 341st Communications Squadron, Malmstrom AFB, Montana

7. Jul 98 – Mar 01, Deputy Chief, Classified Control Branch, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon DC

8. Mar 01 – Jul 01, Chief, Classified Control Branch, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, DC

9. Jul 01 – Jul 02, Action Officer, Global Command and Control System, Directorate of Communications, Hickam AFB, Hawaii

10. Jul 02 – Jun 03, Student, Canadian Forces Staff College, Toronto, Canada

11. Jul 03 – Jun 05, Deputy Program Manager, Region/Sector Air Operations Center Modernization, Radar and Communications Systems Directorate, National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa, Canada

12. Jun 05 – Jul 07, Commander, 373d Support Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Misawa, Japan

13. Jul 07 – Apr 08, Chief, Coalition Development Division, United States European Command (USEUCOM) J6/9, Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany

14. Apr 08 – Aug 10, Chief, Combined Endeavor Branch, USEUCOM J6, Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany

15. Aug 10 – Dec 11, Chief, Command and Control Systems Branch, Air Combat Command, Directorate of Communications, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

16. Dec 11 – Aug 12, Deputy Chief, Operations Division, Air Combat Command, Directorate of Communications, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

17. Aug 12 – Aug 15, Chief, Command and Control Mission Systems Branch, Air Combat Command, Directorate of Communications, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

18. Sep 15 – Dec 17, Chief, Communications and Information Systems Plans Section, Multinational Corps Northeast (NATO), J6, Szczecin, Poland

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Bronze Star

Defense Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze service star

NATO Medal

2008 USEUCOM General Jumper Award (Field Grade Officer Category)

1997 Air Force Space Command Communications and Information Professional of the Year Award (Company Grade Officer Category)