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Col. Kevin P. Mastin is Vice Commander, 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. He is responsible for a wing composed of two groups and six squadrons, including two F-22 fighter squadrons and a T-38A aggressor detachment. As vice commander, he ensures the wing is ready to mobilize and deploy anywhere in the world and gain and maintain air superiority by actively engaging and destroying enemy air forces.

Colonel Mastin is a 1988 graduate of Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and his commission in the Air Force through the university's Reserve Officer Training Corps Program. He completed Undergraduate Pilot Training in 1989 and is a command pilot with more than 4,100 flight hours in the T-37, T-38, AT-38, F-15 and F-16.

1986 Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1988 Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, Washington State University, Pullman, Wash.
1993 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1994 Master of Science degree in Aviation Operations, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.
2002 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2007 Air War College, by correspondence
2008 Master of Strategic Studies degree, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2010 USAF Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

1. May 1982 - June 1982, 3709th Basic Military Training Squadron, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. June 1982 - December 1982, Missile Electronic Equipment Specialist Technical Training, Chanute AFB, Ill.
3. December 1982 - May 1986, 92d Munitions Maintenance Squadron, Fairchild AFB, Wash.
4. May 1986 - May 1988, AFROTC Detachment 905, Washington State University, Pullman, Wash.
5. November 1988 - November 1989, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Laughlin AFB, Texas
6. November 1989 - February 1994, T-37 instructor and flight evaluator, 84th & 85th Flying Training Squadrons, Laughlin AFB, Texas
7. February 1994 - April 1994, Lead-in Fighter Training, 49th Fighter Training Squadron, Columbus AFB, Miss.
8. May 1994 - December 1994, F-15 Basic Operational Course, 2d Fighter Squadron, Tyndall AFB, Fla.
9. January 1995 - October 1997, F-15C flight commander, 390th Fighter Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
10. October 1997 - August 1999, F-15C instructor, flight evaluator and flight commander, 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall AFB, Fla.
11 August 1999 - November 1999, F-16C Transition Course, 62d Fighter Squadron, Luke AFB, Ariz.
12. November 1999 - January 2002, opposing/lead solo pilot, USAF Thunderbirds, Nellis AFB, Nev.
13. January 2002 - September 2003, director of operations, 557th Flying Training Squadron, US Air Force Academy, Colo.
14. September 2003 - June 2004, AT-38C instructor upgrade/director of operations, 49th Fighter Training Squadron, Moody AFB, Ga.
15. July 2004 - May 2006, commander, 479th Operations Support Squadron, Moody AFB, Ga.
16. June 2006 - June 2007, deputy division chief, Air Combat Command Flight Operations Division, Langley AFB, Va.
17. July 2007 - May 2008, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
18. June 2008 - December 2008, chief, Future Operations Air Branch, US Northern Command J35, Peterson AFB, Colo.
19. January 2009 - June 2010, director, Future Operations Center, US Northern Command J35, Peterson AFB, Colo.
20. June 2010 - Present, vice commander, 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

Rating: Command Pilot
Flight hours: More than 4,100
Combat Hours: 159
Aircraft flown: T-37B, T-38A, AT-38C, F-16C/D, F-15A/B/C/D

Defense Superior Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with silver oak leaf cluster
Air Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal

Second Lieutenant Aug. 22, 1988
First Lieutenant Aug. 22, 1990
Captain Aug. 22, 1992
Major Dec. 1, 1999
Lieutenant Colonel April 1, 2004
Colonel Sept. 1, 2008

(Current as of July 2010)

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