Samuel Lucas Jobe, Select One

Lt. Col., U.S. Air Force

Military Professor National Security Affairs
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Joined the National Security Affairs Department in July 2017, teaching in the Leadership Concepts sub-course. Earned a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from the University of Arkansas and was commissioned through the Air Force ROTC in 1997. Additionally, received a M.B.A. from Touro University in 2007. A command pilot, with almost 4,000 hours in the C-9, C-5 and KC-135 and three operational flying tours, including two deployments in the Middle East and combat and combat support sorties in support of multiple operations. Assignments include service at Ramstein AB, SHAPE, Ft Leavenworth, McConnell AFB, and Travis AFB. He is a graduated squadron commander and joint qualified officer.

Areas of Expertise

  • Aerospace
  • Command and Control
  • Europe
  • Joint Operations
  • JPME
  • Leadership
  • NATO

Professional Highlights


Military Professor, US Naval War College

Instructs Leadership Concepts in the National Security Affairs Department.

Commander, 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany

Responsible for the Air Mobility Cntrl Cntr, fly-away acft security, as well as mobility sys Cyber ops, aircrew tactics, intel, flying crew chief pgm, and aircrew flt equip spt for transiting mobility msns. Additionally, responsible for aeromedical evac ops connecting the CONUS and the CENTCOM AOR.

USTRANSCOM Liaison Officer to SHAPE/NATO, Casteau, Belgium

CDRUSTRANSCOM’s senior rep to SHAPE and NATO. Lead representative for all issues involving US strategic lift, air refueling and aeromedical evac. Additionally, advised SACEUR and staff on TRANSCOM policies and procedures as well as deliberate, adaptive and crisis planning

Chief of Air Operations, Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS

Instructed grad-level curriculum on jnt warfighting to the student body. Additionally, course author for core USAF lessons and electives on Joint ISR, Command and Control, Airspace, as well as Joint Mobility. Served as the college’s air mobility expert.

Instructor Pilot at McConnell AFB, KS

Additionally, served as Squadron Operations Officer and Chief of Operations Group Training.

Evaluator Pilot, Travis AFB, CA

Additionally, served as Wing Executive Officer, Squadron Stan Eval Officer, and Flight Commander

Instructor Pilot at Ramstein AB, Germany

Additionally, served as Squadron Chief of Safety, Current Operations Officer, and Stan Eval Liaison Officer

News, Media, & Events


U.S. Naval War College Graduation: November 2018

Nov. 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Year of the Gray Wolf: The Rise of Turkey’s New Ultranationalism

Jul. 16, 2018
War On The Rocks
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