CAPTAIN PAVAN MANHAS :: RECRUITING FLIGHT COMMANDER
Captain Manhas is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies (APAS), Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 610. He currently serves as the Recruiting Flight Commander. He recruits, trains, motivates and counsels highly-qualified young men and women as prospective Air Force officers. He teaches freshman and senior level courses which prepare men and women to be officers in the United States Air Force. Captain Manhas’ first assignment was at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. As a Laser Communications Engineer, Captain Manhas worked and led programs dedicated to next-generation space to ground laser communication systems. He also served as the executive officer for the group level Optics Division of Air Force Research Labs. Captain Manhas was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corp at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Detachment 028, in Prescott, Arizona.
Aerial Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters
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