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Colonel Shawn Campbell

Installation Commander

10th Air Base Wing

Colonel Shawn Campbell
Contact Information

(719) 333-1010

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Bio

Col Shawn W. Campbell is the Installation Commander, 10th Air Base Wing, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. He commands a team of more than 3,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel who conduct base-level activities for the entire installation, including security, civil engineering, communications, logistics, finance, contracting, chaplaincy, legal, lodging, medical, military and civilian personnel and force support programs. The 10th Air Base Wing supports more than 4,000 cadets and a total military community of more than 25,000 personnel. He is responsible for a $150 million annual operating budget and serves as the Crisis Action Team Commander during all Air Force Academy installation contingency operations.

Col Campbell received his commission from the United States Air Force Officer Training School in May 1996. He has served in a variety of positions and functions at national, theater and unit levels, including having commanded the 375th Mission Support Group at Scott AFB, and the 62nd Services Squadron at McChord AFB. He has deployment experience supporting Operations NORTHERN WATCH, ENDURING FREEDOM, and IRAQI FREEDOM. Additionally, Col Campbell was a National Security Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Prior to assuming his current position, Col Campbell served as the Director, Manpower and Personnel, United States Transportation Command.

Education

Basic Military Training, Honor Graduate (1993)

Electronic Computer & Switching Specialist School (1994)

Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Technology, Community College of the Air Force (1995)

Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Newman University (1995)

Officer Training School (1996)

Civil Engineering and Services School, Distinguished Graduate (1996)

Port Mortuary/Mass Casualty Affairs Course (1998)

Services Combat Support Flight Chiefs Course, Outstanding Performer (1998)

Services Mortuary Management Course (1999)

Master of Business Administration, Southern New Hampshire University (1999)

Squadron Officer School, Distinguished Graduate (2000)

Contingency Wartime Planners Course (2003)

Graduate Certificate, Organizational Management, The George Washington University (2003)

Services Leadership Course (2005)

Air Command and Staff College (Correspondence) (2005)

Air Force Strategic Policy Intern (IDE) (2006)

Army Mortuary Affairs Officer Course, Distinguished Graduate (2008)

Joint and Combined Warfighting School (2008)

Air War College (Correspondence) (2009)

National Security Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (SDE) (2013)

Leadership Development Program, Center for Creative Leadership (2017)

Professional Experience

Student, Basic Military Training, 332d Basic Military Training Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base (1993-1994)

Student, Electronic & Computer Switching Specialist School, 81st Technical Training Wing, Keesler Air Force Base (1993-1994)

Computer/LAN Technician, 22d Communications Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base (1994-1995)

Student, Officer Training School, Maxwell Air Force Base (1996)

Lodging Manager, 66th Services Squadron, Hanscom Air Force Base (1996)

Operations Officer, 66th Services Squadron, Hanscom Air Force Base (1996-1998)

Executive Officer, 66th Support Group, Hanscom Air Force Base (1998-1999)

Combat Support Flight Commander, 51st Services Squadron, Osan Air Base (1999-2000)

Combat Support Flight Commander, 52d Services Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base (2000-2002)

Chief of Services, 39th Aerospace Expeditionary Wing, Incirlik Air Base (2001-2002)

Air Force Intern, Pentagon (2002-2003)

Chief, Fiduciary Oversight, Headquarters Air Force, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Directorate of Services, Pentagon (2003-2004)

Assistant Executive Officer, Headquarters Air Force, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Pentagon (2004-2005)

Commander, 62d Services Squadron, McChord Air Force Base (2005-2007)

Deputy Chief and Acting Chief of Personnel Programs, Headquarters Multi National Corps Iraq, Camp Victory (2006-2007)

Chief, Joint Mortuary Affairs and Services Branch, Logistics Operations Division, Directorate of Logistics, Headquarters United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base (2007-2009)

Executive Officer to the Director, Logistics Directorate, Headquarters United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base (2009-2010)

Assistant Deputy Force Support Services, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon (2010-2011)

Chief, Director’s Action Group, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon (2011-2012)

National Security Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (2012-2013)

Chief, Total Force Service Center Operations Division, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC), Randolph Air Force Base (2013-2014)

Commander, 375th Mission Support Group, Scott Air Force Base (2014-2016)

Director, Manpower & Personnel, US Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base (2016-2017)

Installation Commander, 10th Air Base Wing, U.S. Air Force Academy (2017-Present)

Honors & Awards

Defense Superior Service Medal

Legion of Merit

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Joint Service Achievement Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Air Force Recognition Ribbon with oak leaf cluster