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Captain John M. Pedro II

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Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies,Recruiting Flight Commander, AFROTC Detachment 218

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science, Aeronautical Technology, Purdue University, 2007
  • Associate Degree, Aircraft Maintenance Technology, Community College of the Air Force, 2007
  • Associate Degree, Aircraft Maintenance Technology, Vincennes University, 2004

ASSIGNMENTS

  • Jul 2001 - Jun 2008, Pneudraulics System Mechanic KC-135R, 434 ARW, Grissom ARB, IN
  • Jun 2008 - Jul 2012, Quality Assurance Technician, 434 ARW, Grissom ARB, IN
  • Jul 2012 - Dec 2014, Fuels Flight Commander, 434 ARW, Grissom ARB, IN
  • Dec 2014 – Dec 2016, Deployment and Distribution Flight Commander, 434 ARW, Grissom ARB, IN
  • Dec 2016 – Jul 2017, Aerial Port Operations Flight Commander, 87 APS, Wright Patterson AFB, OH
  • Jul 2017 – Present, Recruiting Flight Commander, AFROTC Det 218, Terre Haute, IN

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Maintenance Resource Management Instructor, 434th Maintenance Group, 2010-2012
  • US Naval Sea Cadet Corp, Training Officer, Arleigh Burke Division, 2012
  • Wingman Day and SAPR small group leader, 434th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 2013-2015

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Captain John Pedro is the Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies and Recruiting Flight Commander at Indiana State University, Air Force ROTC Detachment 218. He is responsible for recruiting, training and commissioning all AFROTC cadets on the host school campus, as well as cadets from three cross-town colleges in the Terre Haute region.

Capt Pedro received his commission through Officer Training School in 2012. He earned his FAA AirFrame and PowerPlant license from Vincennes University in 2004. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Technology from Purdue University in 2007.

Captain Pedro has deployed to Moron AB, Spain, Incirlik AB, Turkey, RAF Mildenhall, UK, and Andersen AFB, Guam for contingency operations during his career.