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Major Adam C. Dyke

Chief of the Support Division at the Center for Character and Leadership Development

Center for Character and Leadership Development

Major Adam C. Dyke
Contact Information

(719) 333-3853

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Bio

Major Adam C. Dyke is the Chief of the Support Division at the Center for Character and Leadership Development, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado.  He is responsible for the planning, organization and management of Polaris Hall, a modern $47 million facility. Additionally, Major Dyke oversees resource management, strategic communications, events management, facility management, and the audio-visual support for the Center. The mission of the Center is to serve USAFA by advancing character and leadership development in preparation for service to the nation.

Major Dyke is a native of Massachusetts and earned his commission through the United States Air Force Academy in 2007 with a degree in Systems Engineering Management.  He began his Airfield Operations career and earned his first air traffic control rating and FAA Control Tower Operator Certification at Alexandria International Airport, Louisiana, in 2008.

During his previous assignment, Major Dyke served as Chief, Airfield Operations and Procedures Branch, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, and was responsible for Air Traffic Control, Airfield Management, Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems, and small Unmanned Aircraft Systems policy for 12 bases, and the training and certification of over 950 personnel.  Major Dyke has deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and twice to Qatar.

Education

Bachelor of Science Degree in Systems Engineering Management, U. S. Air Force Academy, Colo. (2007)

Air and Space Basic Course, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. (2007)

Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (2012)

Master of Military Operational Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Ala. (2018)

Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence (2020)

USAF Leader Development Course for Squadron Command, Ira C. Eaker Center, Air University, Ala. (2021)

Professional Experience

Student, Airfield Operations Officer Trainee, 259th Air Traffic Control Squadron, Alexandria International Airport, La. (July 2007 – June 2009)

Airfield Operations Officer, 259th Air Traffic Control Squadron, Alexandria International Airport, La. (June 2009 – March 2010) Airfield Operations Flight Systems Officer, 322nd Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, Joint Base Balad, Iraq) (November 2009 – February 2010)

Airfield Operations Flight Operations Officer, 509th Operations Support Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. (March 2010 – March 2011)

Airfield Operations Flight Commander, 509th Operations Support Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Mo. (March 2011 – June 2012) Chief, Airfield Plans, Command Headquarters, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan) (August 2011 – March 2012)

Airfield Operations Flight Commander, 97th Operations Support Squadron, Altus AFB, Okla. (June 2012 – January 2015) Chief, Combat Airspace, Combat Operations Division, 609th Air Operations Center, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar) (January 2014 – January 2015)

Airfield Operations Flight Commander, 48th Operations Support Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England (January 2015 – July 2018) Chief, Combat Plans Airspace, Combat Plans Division, 609th Air Operations Center, Al Udeid AB, Qatar) (July 2017 – December 2017)

Deputy Chief, Airfield Operations and Procedures Branch, Directorate of Operations, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill. (July 2018 – July 2019)

Executive Officer to the Director of Operations, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill. (July 2019 – October 2020)

Chief, Airfield Operations and Procedures Branch, Directorate of Operations, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill. (October 2020 – July 2021)

Chief, Support Division, Center for Character and Leadership Development, United States Air Force Academy, Colo. (July 2021 – Present)

Honors & Awards

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters

National Defense Service Medal

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star

Iraq Campaign Medal with bronze star

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal

NATO Non-Article 5 Medal

Other Achievements

Flight Commander of the Year, 97th Operations Group, Altus AFB, Okla (2013)

Byron “BT” Parcenue Airfield Operations Professional of the Year, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB, Texas (2014)

Company Grade Officer of the Year, 48th Operations Support Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England (2015)

Flight Commander of the Year, 48th Operations Support Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England (2016)

Field Grade Officer of the Year, Airfield Operations Division, Scott AFB, Ill. (2019, 2020)