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Department of Aeronautics

Faculty and Staff

 

Lt Col John Bode IILt Col John Bode

Chief of Operations
Assistant Professor

DEGREES:
BS, Aeronautical Engineering, U.S. Air Force Academy, 1986
MAS, Aeronautical Science, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 1995
PhD, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2009 (Awaiting Defense)

YEARS ON THIS FACULTY: 5
AIAA Design Build Fly Competition Judge (2006-Present)

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE:
2002-2004: Assistant Professor of Aeronautics, TG-14 Instructor Pilot, USAFA, CO
2000-2002: Deputy Commander, Cadet Group 3, TG-7 Instructor Pilot, USAFA, CO
1999-2000: Air Officer Commanding, 25th Cadet Squadron, USAFA, CO
1998-1999: Assistant Operations Officer, 54 ARS, Altus AFB, OK
1997-1998: KC-135 Chief of Standardization and Evaluation, 54th ARS, Altus AFB, OK
1996-1997: KC-135 Central Flight Instructor Course (CFIC) Evaluator Aircraft Commander, 97th TRS, Altus AFB, OK
1995-1996: KC-135 CCTS Instructor Aircraft Commander/Flight Commander, 55th ARS, Altus AFB, OK
1992-1995: KC-135 Instructor Aircraft Commander, 128th ARS, Wisconsin Air National Guard, General Mitchell IAP, Milwaukee, WI
1989-1992: KC-135 Aircraft Commander, 924th ARS, Castle AFB, CA
1987-1989: KC-135 Pilot, 906th ARS, Minot AFB, ND
1987: KC-135 Combat Crew Training School (CCTS) Student, Castle AFB, CA
1986-1987: Student Pilot, Williams AFB, AZ

PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS:
J. V. Bode II, D. R. Jacques, and M. Pachter, "Optimal Control of the Weapon Operating Characteristic with Control Inequality Constraints" Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Springer, New York, NY, 2009.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
2002-2004: AIAA Region V Deputy Director for Education
2002-present: Member, AIAA
1995-present: Member, Airlift Tanker Association (ATA)
1992-present: Member, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
1988-present: Member, Order of Daedalians

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2000: 50th FTS Guest Instructor of the Semester
1998: Flight Commander of the Year, 54th ARS
1993: SOS Chief of Staff Flight
1987: Academic Ace Award/Hacker Flight Award, UPT Class 86-07, Williams AFB, AZ
Airman's Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Aerial Achievement Medal, AF Commendation Medal, with Oak Leaf Cluster, AF Achievement Medal, Combat Readiness Medal, with two Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, SW Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
2004: Air War College, Distance Learning, Home Study Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
1998: Air Command and Staff College, Distance Learning, Home Study Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
1993: Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL

U.S. Air Force Academy, USAFA, CO 80840, (719) 333-1110 DSN: 333-1110, Updated: 24 Oct 14
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