Lieutenant Colonel QUOC V. VO

Lt. Col. Quoc V. Vo currently serves as the 339th Recruiting Squadron Commander. The 339th RCS is located in Clinton Township, Michigan, and covers a 59,000 square-mile area that includes northern Ohio and northern Indiana. The 339th RCS's mission is to inspire, engage and recruit future qualified Airmen and Guardians to deliver air and space power for America.

Lt. Col. Vo earned his commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 910 at the University of Washington in 2005.  He has served in multiple support roles within the acquisition and intelligence communities.

Lt. Col. Vo has multiple deployments to Afghanistan in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM and a deployment with the Joint Special Operations Air Component-Africa in support of special operations in Africa. 

EDUCATION
2004 BS in Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2005 MS in Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
2005 Air & Space Basic Course, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2011 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2017 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 2005 - February 2008, Sodium Laser Physicist, Tactical Laser Branch, AFRL Directed Energy Directorate, Kirtland AFB NM
2. February 2008 – July 2008, Chemical Laser Physicist, Chemical Laser Branch, AFRL Directed Energy Directorate, Kirtland AFB NM
3. August 2008 - August 2011, AFROTC Instructor, Det 003 University of Houston, Houston Texas
4. August 2011 - September 2012, Branch Chief, Combustion Devices Branch, AFRL Space Propulsion Directorate, Edwards AFB California
5. September 2012 - May 2013, Student, Intelligence Officer Course, 315th Training Squadron, 17th Training Wing, Goodfellow AFB Texas
6. May 2013 – December 2014, Mission Operations Commander, 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, 1st Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field Florida
7. December 2014 – June 2016, Special Tactics Intelligence Instructor, Special Tactics Training Squadron, 1st Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Florida
8. June 2016 – November 2017, Assistant Director of Operations, 705th Training Squadron, 505th Training Group, 505th Command and Control Wing, Hurlburt Field, Florida
9. November 2017 – June 2018, Director of Operations, 705th Training Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida
10. June 2018 – September 2020, Branch Chief, Joint Intelligence Plans, Joint Intelligence Directorate, United States Forces Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea
11. September 2020 – July 2021, Deputy Division Chief, ISR Strategy and Plans Division, AFMC Intelligence Directorate, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
12: July 2021 – Present, Commander, 339th Recruiting Squadron, 360th Recruiting Group, Air Force Recruiting Service, Clinton Township Michigan

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Army Achievement Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant June, 2005
First Lieutenant June, 2007
Captain June, 2009
Major December, 2015
Lieutenant Colonel June, 2020

(Current as of April, 2022)