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Colonel Kevin J. Robbins is the Commander of the 1st Fighter Wing, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. He is responsible for the worldwide rapid deployment and employment of F-22 air dominance fighters in support of Combatant Commander taskings. He oversees 1,400 personnel, two airfields, two groups and six squadrons, including two F-22 fighter squadrons and a T-38 Adversary Air detachment.

Colonel Robbins is a graduate of National War College, served as a Legislative Fellow for the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and was a Distinguished Graduate and Instructor at the USAF's Weapons Instructor Course. He commanded the USAF Thunderbirds, served on two combat Joint Staffs, and on the staff of Secretary of the Air Force.

Colonel Robbins served in various capacities in six fighter wings, commanding at the flight, squadron and wing levels. He is a command pilot with more than 3,600 flight hours in the F-22, F-15 and F-16 and has flown over 250 combat hours in support of Operations DESERT STORM, DESERT SHIELD and SOUTHERN WATCH.

1986 Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, The Master's College, Santa Clarita, CA
1995 U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons Instructor Course, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
1997 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
2001 Master of Science in Airpower Art & Science, American Military University
2001 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2002 Air Force Legislative Fellow, Office of the Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
2009 Master of Science in National Security Studies, National War College, Washington D.C.

1. May 1988 - April 1990, student, undergraduate pilot training, Sheppard Air Force Base, TX
2. April 1990 to December 1992, F-15C Aircraft Commander, 27th Fighter Squadron, Langley
Air Force Base, VA
3. December 1992 - January 1995, Chief of Weapons and Tactics, 1st Operations Support
Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, VA
4. January 1995 - July 1995, Student, USAF Weapons Instructor Course, Nellis Air Force Base, NV
5. July 1995 - July 1997, Flight commander and weapons officer, 54th Fighter Squadron,
Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK
6. July 1997 - March 2000, Flight commander and instructor pilot, USAF Weapons Instructor
Course, Nellis Air Force Base, NV
7. March 2000 - October 2001, Secretary of the Air Force Legislative Liaison, House Office,
Pentagon, Washington, DC
8. October 2001 - January 2003, Air Force Legislative Fellow, U.S. House of Representatives,
Washington, DC
9. April 2003 - November 2003, Chief of Wing Weapons and Tactics, 18th Operations Support
Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan
10. November 2003 - April 2005, Director of Operations, 67th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air
Base, Japan
11. April 2005 - Jan 2008, Commander, United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron
(Thunderbirds), Nellis AFB, NV
12. Jan 2008 - Jul 2008, Deputy Commandant, U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Nellis AFB, NV
13. Jul 2008 - Jun 2009, Student, National War College, Fort McNair, Washington D.C.
14. Jun 2009 - Feb 2010, Vice Wing Commander 49th Fighter Wing, Holloman Air Force Base,
15. Mar 2010 - Mar 2011, Chief of Staff, Force Reintegration Cell, Headquarters International
Security Assistance Force, and Director, Armed Contractor Oversight Directorate, United States
Forces Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan
16. May 2011 - Present, Commander, 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

Rating: Command pilot
Flight hours: More than 3,600
Aircraft flown: F-22, F-15 A/B/C/D, F-16C/D

Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal with four bronze oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Kuwait Liberation Medal

Second Lieutenant May 5, 1988
First Lieutenant May 5, 1990
Captain May 5, 1992
Major July 1, 1999
Lieutenant Colonel March 1, 2004
Colonel Sep 1, 2008

(Current as of April 2012)

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