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Recruiting Officer Biography

Operations Flight Commander Biography



Captain Curtis K. Kervin is the Recruiting Officer and Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies for the U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 017 at Troy University, Troy, Alabama.

Capt Kervin enlisted in the Air Force in June 1999 as an F-15E Crew Chief. Following basic and technical training in Texas, then Airmen First Class Kervin was assigned to the 336th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina. From 2000 to 2005, A1C Kervin progressed to the rank of Staff Sergeant while earning his 7-Level in Aircraft Maintenance. During this time he participated in Operation Noble Eagle and deployed to Al Udeid AB, Qatar and Al Jabar AB, Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. At the end of his first enlisted term, SSgt Kervin retrained into the Personnel career field and was assigned to Maxwell AFB, Alabama. While at Maxwell, Sgt Kervin served as the NCOIC for multiple personnel functional areas including officer and enlisted promotions, reenlistments, evaluations, customer service, and personnel readiness. During this time he also earned his 7-level in the personnel career field, served on the PERSCO team at Manas AB, Kyrgyzstan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and progressed to the rank of Master Sergeant. MSgt Kervin earned his bachelors from Troy University while serving as the NCOIC, Personnel at AFROTC Detachment 450, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. It was then that MSgt Kervin earned the opportunity to return to Maxwell AFB, AL as a student of Officer Training School. Upon graduation, 2nd Lieutenant Kervin was assigned as an Acquisitions Officer in the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Battle Management Division, Hill Air Force Base, Utah where he served as Cyber Infrastructure Program Manager for the Defense Red Switch Network and Deputy Program Manager for the Personnel Recovery Command and Control program.



2003 Airman Leadership School, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
2005 Associate of Applied Science, Aviation Maintenance, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2007 Associate of Applied Science, Human Resources, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2009 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2011 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, by correspondence
2011 Associate of Science, Business, Troy University, Ala.
2012 Joint Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, by correspondence
2012 Bachelor of Science, Resource and Technology Management, Troy University, Ala.
2013 Professional Management Certification, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala. 2013 Officer Training School, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.
2016 Master of Arts, Procurement and Acquisitions Management, Webster University, MO
2016 Graduate Certificate in Government Contracting, Webster University, MO
2018 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.



Jun 1999- Aug 1999 Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
Aug 1999- Dec 1999 Student, Technical Training School, Sheppard AFB, TX.
Dec 1999- Jan 2000 Student, Technical Training School, Tyndal AFB, Flo.
Jan 2000- Sep 2005  Dedicated Crew Chief, 336th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC.
Sep 2005- Jun 2010 Military Personnel Flight, 42d Force Support Squadron, Maxwell AFB, AL.
Jun 2010- Mar 2013 NCIOC, Personnel Flight, 42d Force Support Squadron, Maxwell AFB, AL.
Mar 2013- Jun 2013 Student, Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB, AL. 
Jun 2013- Jun 2015 Cyber Infrastructure Program Manager, Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN), Hill AFB, UT.
Jun 2015- Jun 2017 Deputy Program Manager, Personnel Recovery Command & Control (PRC2), Hill AFB, UT. 
Jun 2017- Sep 2018 Deputy Program Manager, NexGen IT, Maxwell- Gunter AFB, AL.
Sep 2018- Jun 2020 Program Manager, Base Support & Expeditionary (BaS&E), Maxwell- Gunter AFB, AL.
Jun 2020- Present  Recruting Officer/ APAS, AFROTC Troy University, Troy, AL.



Meritorious Service Medal 
Air Force Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters
Air Force Achievement  Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters



Airman Basic  June 16, 1999
Airman First Class July 30, 1999
Senior Airman  November 30, 2001
Staff Sergeant July 1, 2003
Technical Sergeant July 1, 2007
Master Sergeant July 1, 2011
Second Lieutenant  June 18, 2013
First Lieutenant June 18, 2015
Captain June 18, 2017

(Current as of September 2020)