Faculty

Lt Col Grant M. Fowler


Commander, Detachment 055


Contact Information

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Office  SAC Room 232
Phone  310-825-1742 Ext. 5

He is the Department Chair and Professor of Aerospace Studies. He leads a cadre of instructors and support staff and is responsible for the recruiting, educating, training, and commissioning of Air and Space Force officer candidates through a comprehensive college program.

Colonel Fowler received his commission though the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, after graduating from Rutgers University in 2001. He has served in various roles at the unit and staff level as both a Nuclear and Missile Operations Officer and a Maintenance Officer, and has deployed with United States Central Command in Support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Prior to his current assignment, he was the Commander of the 331st Recruiting Squadron, Maxwell AFB, Alabama.

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Degrees

2001 Bachelor of Science, Administration of Justice, Rutgers University
2002 Officer Space Prerequisite Training/Initial Qualification Training, Vandenberg AFB, CA
2006 Missile Maintenance Officer Course/Nuclear Maintenance Officer Course, Sheppard AFB, TX 2008 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL
2008 Master of Arts, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, North Central University
2009 Space 200, Colorado Springs, CO
2010 ICBM Advanced Course, Colorado Springs, CO
2011 Air Command and Staff College (correspondence)
2013 Advanced Nuclear Concepts Course, Pentagon, Washington D.C
2016 Air War College (correspondence)

Awards

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with ‘N’ Device and two oak leaf clusters

Assignments

1. Jun 01 - Nov 01, Additional Duty Lieutenant, AFROTC Detachment 485 Rutgers University, NJ
2. Nov 01 - May 02, Officer Space Prerequisite Training/Initial Qualification Training, Vandenberg AFB, CA
3. May 02 - Aug 06, Deputy Missile Combat Crew Commander, Missile Combat Crew Commander, Assistant Flight

Commander, Flight Commander, 740th Missile Squadron, Minot AFB, ND
4. Aug 06 - Aug 08, Training Flight Commander, 90th Maintenance Operations Squadron, FE Warren AFB, WY
5. Aug 08 - Jul 09, Facilities Flight Commander, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron, FE Warren AFB, WY
6. Jul 09 - Sep 11, Consequence Management Plans and Operations Officer, Operations Enterprise, Defense Threat

Reduction Agency, Ft Belvoir, VA
7. Sep 11 - May 12, Executive Officer, Operations and Nuclear Support Directorate, Defense Threat Reduction

Agency, Ft Belvoir, VA
8. May 12 - Mar 13, Chief, Nuclear Enterprise Forums, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters

Air Force, Washington D.C.
9. Mar 13 - Jan 14, Chief, Enterprise Oversight Branch, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters

Air Force, Washington D.C.
10. May 13 - Nov 13 (deployed), Executive Officer, Joint Security Office Forward, Director For Operations, United

States Central Command, Al Udeid AB, Qatar
11. Jan 14 - Mar 14, Chief, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force Development Branch, Strategic Deterrence and

Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Force, Washington D.C.
12. Mar 14 - Mar 15, Executive Officer, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Force,

Washington D.C.
13. Mar 15 - Aug 15, Maintenance Operations Officer, 90th Maintenance Operations Squadron, FE Warren AFB, WY 14. Aug 15 - Jun 16, Maintenance Operations Officer, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron, FE Warren AFB, WY
15. Jun 16 – Jun 18, Commander, 790th Maintenance Squadron, FE Warren AFB, WY
16. Jul 18 – Jun 20, Commander, 331st Recruiting Squadron, Maxwell AFB, AL
17. Jun 20 – present, Commander, AFROTC Detachment 055, University of California, Los Angeles, CA