Founded: 2005

Location: Old Faculty Apt 25 (Behind the John Peoples Science Bldg)

Academic Department: Aerospace Studies

Faculty: 2 Active Duty Officers, 2 Non-commissioned Officers, 1 Civilian


Current as of September, 2014

Detachment Phone Number:


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Lt. Col. Kevin Wilson
Professor of Aerospace Studies
Commander Detachment 006




Lieutenant Colonel Kevin C. Wilson serves as the Professor of Aerospace Studies and Commander, Detachment 006, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) at Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi.  In this capacity, he commands, leads, directs, and manages an AFROTC unit that administers a college-level officer training program.  He is responsible to the university president and to the Commander of AFROTC, for recruiting, training, educating and motivating Air Force officer candidates.  He is the senior Air Force officer on campus with dual responsibilities as detachment commander and Chairperson of the Department of Aerospace Studies with the academic rank of full professor.  

A graduate of Tuskegee University, he received his commission through the ROTC program.  Prior to assuming his current position, the lieutenant colonel served as Deputy Chief, Plans and Scheduling Division, Office of the Inspector General, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Illinois.  He is a senior pilot, having logged 130 combat and over 2,800 hours in the C-17 airlift aircraft.