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Major Elizabeth Dale

Executive Officer and Senior Instructor of Management

Department of Management

Official photo of Captain Dale (DFM)
Contact Information

(719) 333-9713



Major Dale commissioned via the AF Reserve Officer Training Corps in 2010, when she graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College. Since then, she has served in a variety of financial management positions and units, including the 352d Special Operations Group, 35th Comptroller Squadron, and HQ Air Force Space Command.

As an Instructor of Management at the U.S. Air Force Academy since June 2018, Captain Dale teaches the International Management and Managerial Finance courses. Her interests/hobbies include traveling, sports, hiking, and spending time with her husband, Daniel.


Master of Business Administration, University of Florida, Florida (2018)

Bachelor of Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana (2010)

Professional Experience

Deputy Comptroller, 352d Special Operations Group, RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom

Flight Commander, Financial Analysis Flight, 35th Comptroller Squadron, Japan

Financial Management Inspector/Executive Officer, Office of the Inspector General, HQ Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colorado

Budget Analyst, Directorate of Financial Management, US Forces-Afghanistan, Bagram AB, Afghanistan

Financial Analyst, Directorate of Financial Management &
Comptroller, HQ Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colorado

Honors & Awards

Department of Management Rookie of the Year (2019)

Joint Commendation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal – 3 Oak Leaf Clusters

Office of the Inspector General Company Grade Officer of the Year (2016)

35th Comptroller Squadron Company Grade Officer of the Year (2014)

Air Force Special Operations Command Financial Management Officer of the Year (2012)