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Captain Jake Sortor

Instructor Of Economics

Department of Economics and Geosciences

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Contact Information

(719) 333-4984



Captain Jake Sortor is an Instructor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Geosciences, United States Air Force Academy. Captain Sortor was commissioned in 2015 as a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. Prior to his current position, Sortor served as an intelligence officer in the both the 361st Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group and 25th Intelligence Squadron, Hurlburt Field, FL. The 361st ISRG and 25th IS are selectively-manned and uniquely-tasked organizations, chartered to provide actionable intelligence across the spectrum of conflict and specifically for elite special operations teams.


MS, Applied Economics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

BS, Economics, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

Professional Experience

Instructor of Economics, Dean of Faculty, U.S. Air Force Academy, CO

Executive Officer, 361st Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Group, Hurlburt Field, FL

Detachment Director of Operations, Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR)

Intelligence Officer, 25th Intelligence Squadron, Hurlburt Field, FL

Honors & Awards

Air Force Commendation Medal  

Air Medal