Operations Flight Commander Biography | Troy University

Operations Flight Commander Biography

Recruiting Officer Biography



Major Kazumi U. Sims is a Civil Engineer officer currently assigned to AFROTC Detachment 017, Troy University, Troy, AL. Maj Sims was born on Guam and graduated with two Bachelor's Degrees in Bioengineering and Mathematics from Walla Walla College, WA in 2001. She commissioned through the ROTC program at Oregon State University, while earning her Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2004. Maj Sims has held various Civil Engineer positions in Air Forces Central Command, Air Force Global Strike Command, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and the Pacific Air Forces. She is a qualified instructor and the curriculum writer for the Nuclear Weapons Incident Response Training course, with over 7,000 student contact hours. As a lunguist, Maj Sims has served as an interpreter for the Chief of Defense Conference, numerous Bilateral Exercises, as well as briefings on behalf of Fifth Air Force, United States Forces Japan, and the United Nations Command-Rear. She has worldwide deployments in support of Operations TOMODACHI, ENDURING FREEDOM, INHERENT RESOLVE, FREEDOM'S SENTINAL and Defense of the Arabian Gulf. 



2001, Bachelors Degree in Bioengineering and Mathematics, Walla Walla College, WA
2004, Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, OR



Sept 04 - June 06, Infrastructure Engineering, Anderson AB, GU
April 06 - July 08, SABER Chief, Hickman AFB, HI
July 08 - July 11, ADC Relocation PMO, Asset Management Flight Deputy, Executive Officer, Yokota AB, Japan
July 11 - June 14, Training Evaluator, Course Manager (Defense Nuclear Weapons School), Kirtland AFB, NM
June 14 - July 15, Operations Flight Commander, Al Udeid AB, Qatar
July 15 - July 18, Operations Flight Commander, Malmstrom AFB, MT
July 18 - June 21, Civil Engineering Division Chief, Deputy Director of Cyberspace Operations, Yokota AB, Japan
June 21 - Present, Recruiting Officer, AFROTC Detachement 017, Troy University, Troy, AL




(Current as of June 2021)