[Lt Col Randall Paschall]

Lieutenant Colonel 

Randall Paschall

Commander/AS400 Instructor

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

Lieutenant Colonel Randall N. Paschall is Professor of Aerospace Studies, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC), Detachment 218, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana. He is responsible for training, recruiting and motivating of Air Force officer candidates at Indiana State University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Colonel Paschall received his Bachelor of Science degree in in Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, in 1980 from Christain Brothers College, Memphis, Tenneessee, and was a distinguished graduate of the AFROTC program at Memphis State University. He received the Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1981and a Ph.D in Engineering in 1988, both from the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio. During his career, he has held a variety of engineering positions including developmental engineer, assistant professor of electrical engineering, research program manager, AF Research Lab directorate technical director, command science and technology inspector, airborne instrumentation division chief, and deputy director of the 46th Test Wing's Technical Directorate. He has published over a dozen research papers and technical publications in the area of guidance and control. He is married to the former Cathy Jane Melton of Memphis, Tennessee. They have been blessed with two children, Rachel and Matthew.

EDUCATION:

  • 1980 - BSEE, Magna Cum Laude, Christian Brothers College, Memphis, TN
  • 1981 - MSEE, AFIT, WPAFB, OH
  • 1983 - Squadron Officer School (Residence)
  • 1988 - Ph.D. Engineering, AFIT, WPAFB, OH
  • 1994 - Air Command and Staff College (Seminar)
  • 1998 - Air War College (Seminar)

ASSIGNMENTS:

  1. June 1980 - December 1981, Graduate Student, Electrical Engineering, AFIT, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  2. January 1982 - December 1982, Systems Instrumentation Engineer, Range Instrumentation System Program Office, Air Force Developmental Test Center, Eglin AFB, FL
  3. December 1982 - June 1985, Electronic Engineer, Guidance and Control, PAVEWAY System Program Office, Air Force Developmental Test Center, Eglin AFB, FL
  4. June 1985 - June 1988, Doctoral Student, Electrical Engineering, AFIT, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  5. June 1988 - June 1992, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, AFIT, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  6. June 1992 - May 1994, Program Manager, Avionics Integration Research, Avionics Directorate, Wright Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  7. May 1994 - April 1995, Technical Director, Avionics Data Fusion, Avionics Directorate, Wright Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  8. April 1995 - May 1997, Command Science and Technology Management Inspector, HQ AFMC Office of the Inspector General, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  9. June 1997 - April 1999, Division Chief, Instrumentation Division, Technical Directorate, 46th Test Wing, Air Armament Center, Eglin AFB, FL
  10. May 1999 - May 2000, Deputy Director, Technical Directorate, 46th Test Wing, Air Armament Center, Eglin AFB, FL
  11. June 2000 - Present - Commander, AFROTC Detachment 218, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

  • Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • AF Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
  • AF Organizational Excellence Award
  • National Defense Service Medal

afpasch@ruby.indstate.edu

 

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