Adrian Schuettke, Col, USAF
Joint Military Operations
COLONEL ADRIAN C. SCHUETTKE, USAF, joined the Naval War College faculty in August 2011. His assignment followed a tour as the Commander, 521st Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron, Kirkuk, Iraq where he directed a diverse team of Combat Air Advisors training and assisting the Iraqi fixed-wing and rotary-wing pilot training programs as well as guiding the operational employment, weapons procedures, and maintenance of the only fixed-wing reconnaissance/strike unit, enabling autonomous Iraqi airpower in support of internal national security.
Colonel Schuettke has deployed to the Middle Eastern, European, and Pacific theaters as a highly experienced F-15E fighter pilot, instructor, and mission commander with over 2,500 hours in the F-15E, A/T-38, AC/TC-208, C-172 aircraft. He has previously served as a future requirements development officer in the Pacific Air Forces A-3 staff, and deployed in support of the Central Command J-5 Coalition Coordination Center. Additionally, he has experience as a mishap investigating officer, operational test pilot, and program element manager.
Colonel Schuettke holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portland and an M.S. degree in Systems Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology.
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