Captain Matthew D. Fagan

Capt Fagan AFROTC

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

CAPTAIN MATTHEW D. FAGAN

Capt Matthew D. Fagan is the Operations Flight Commander, AFROTC Detachment 620, Bowling Green, Ohio. Capt Fagan leads AFROTC daily operations to include Leadership Laboratory, cadet events, and Field Training preparation. He also serves as a liaison between the Air Force and college faculty. He serves as an Associate Professor with the university teaching Aerospace Studies. Additionally he performs administrative duties and manages detachment and university resources.

Capt Fagan is an intelligence professional with seven years of active duty experience. He graduated from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies in 2013, commissioning from Detachment 620 the same year. In October 2014, he graduated Intelligence technical training from Goodfellow AFB. His first assignment was to the 56th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron at Cannon AFB, where he served as a Deputy Flight Commander overseeing intelligence support to the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Mission. Additionally, Capt Fagan served as the Officer in Charge of Intelligence support to the MC-130J at the 9th Special Operations Squadron, deploying to Afghanistan to support expeditionary operations in 2017. Prior to his current position, he served as the Officer in Charge of the Aerospace Forces Section under the Russia Division of the Joint Intelligence Operations Center Europe Analytic Center, RAF Molesworth, UK.

EDUCATION
2013 Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
2018 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL
In-Progress Masters of Arts in International Community Development. Northwest University, Kirkland, WA

ASSIGNMENTS
1. April 2014–October 2014, Student, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas
2. November 2014–January 2016, Deputy Flight Commander, Cannon AFB, New Mexico
3. January 2016–December 2016, Officer in Charge, MC-130J Intelligence, Cannon AFB, New Mexico
4. January 2017–June 2017, MC-130J Unit Intel Analyst, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan
5. June 2017–October 2017, 56th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron Executive Officer, Cannon AFB, New Mexico
6. November 2017-February 2019, Senior Watch Officer, JIOCEUR Analytic Center, RAF Molesworth, UK
7. February 2019-December 2019, Executive Officer, JIOCEUR Analytic Center, RAF Molesworth, UK
8. January 2020-June 2020, Officer in Charge Russia Aerospace Forces Analysis, JIOCEUR Analytic Center, RAF Molesworth, UK
9. July 2020–Present, Operations Flight Commander, AFROTC DET 620, Bowling Green, Ohio

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant June 11, 2013
First Lieutenant June 11, 2015
Captain June 11, 2017

(Current as of July 2020)