908 AW Leadership

Command Chief Master Sgt. Tina Carlson, 908th Airlift Wing
Biographies Updated
Colonel Kenneth J. Ostrat is the commander of the 908th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The wing is composed of 8 C-130 H2 aircraft and more than 1200 personnel tasked with providing airlift, aeromedical evacuation and combat support worldwide. COLONEL KENNETH J. OSTRAT, Commander

Colonel Kenneth J. Ostrat is the commander of the 908th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The wing is composed of 8 C-130 H2 aircraft and more than 1200 personnel tasked with providing airlift, aeromedical evacuation and combat support worldwide. Colonel Ostrat graduated from San Jose State University in
3/07
2017
Chief Master Sgt. Tina Carlson CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT TINA M. CARLSON, Command Chief

Chief Master Sergeant Tina M. Carlson is Command Chief for the 908th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. She advises the commander on all issues regarding the readiness, training, welfare, morale, and effective utilization for more than 1,000 enlisted personnel. Chief Carlson also provides guidance to 18 assigned Chief Master Sergeants, is the functional manager and advisor for 13 First Sergeants and their council and is the liaison between the enlisted force and the commander. Additionally, she represents the commander at a variety of military and civilian conferences, forums, committees, and speaking engagements.
10/05
2016
COL JIMMIE "PAT" BROOKS, Vice Commander

Colonel Jimmie “Pat” Brooks is the Vice Commander of the 908th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. He assists the wing commander in directing operations and activities of approximately 1,200 people who represent the wing headquarters and 11 subordinate units. The wing provides worldwide movement of high priority personnel and cargo. Missions range from local pilot proficiency training, aeromedical evacuation and worldwide strategic airlift, to night-vision goggle, low-level, short-field assault operations and formation airdrop.
5/09
2016
Colonel Donald W. Richey is the Commander of the 908th Operations Group at Maxwell AFB, Alabama. He leads a team of over 250 Airmen providing tactical airlift, aeromedical evacuation, and control eight C-130 aircraft. He is an Air Reserve Technician (ART), which is a full-time federal civil service employee serving in a selected position within a military unit. COL DONALD RICHEY, OG Commander

Colonel Donald W. Richey is the Commander of the 908th Operations Group at Maxwell AFB, Alabama. He leads a team of over 250 Airmen providing tactical airlift, aeromedical evacuation, and control eight C-130 aircraft. He is an Air Reserve Technician (ART), which is a full-time federal civil service employee serving in a selected position within a military unit.
5/06
2016
N/A COL CASEY COOLEY, MXG Commander

Colonel Casey P. Cooley is the Commander of the 908th Maintenance Group located at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Colonel Cooley leads the maintenance effort of more than 325 personnel maintaining eight C-130H2 aircraft, ready to support Combatant Commander taskings.
5/04
2016
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