Lieutenant Colonel JACOB l. CORBETT

Lt. Col. Jacob L. Corbett is Deputy Commander of the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in East Tennessee - the Air National Guard's primary force development center. He is responsible for delivering enlisted professional military education and professional continuing education to more than 4,000 in-resident, Total Force service members per year and typically 50,000 more via blended or distributed learning methodologies. He is also Mission Support Division Chief - ensuring communications, personnel, and campus operations support for staff and students.

 Lieutenant Colonel Corbett enlisted with the South Carolina Air National Guard, into the Materiel Management career field, in 1997. He entered active duty upon earning his commission in 2002 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps at North Carolina State University. He was assigned to a special operations group as the Officer in Charge of Contingency Plans and Deployments and Execution. In 2006, he returned to the Air National Guard and led as an Installation Deployment Officer, a Materiel Management Flight Commander, a Deployment and Distribution Flight Commander, and a Logistics Readiness Squadron Commander. He also served as Mission Support Director for the Alpena Combat Readiness and Training Center. His overseas assignments include deployments to Kuwait and Latvia. Before his current assignment, Corbett served as Commander of the 110th Logistics Readiness Squadron.

2002 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.
2003 Aerospace Basic Course, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2009 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
2013 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2017 Air War College, by correspondence
2019 Masters of Science, Transformational leadership, University of Maryland Global Campus, Adelphi, Md.

1. December 1997–May 2002, Supply NCO, McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C.
2. April 2003–July 2006, Officer-in-Charge, Deployments and Execution, 352nd Special Operations Group, RAF Mildenhall, England
3. July 2006–May 2008, Operations Officer, 113th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Andrews AFB, Md.
4. May 2008–June 2011, Installation Deployments Officer, 182nd Airlift Wing, Ill.
5. June 2011–January 2015, Mission Support Director, Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Mich.
6. January 2015–December 2017, Commander, 127th LRS, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich.
7. January 2018–January 2022, Commander, 110th LRS, Mich.
8. January 2022–present, Deputy Commander, I.G Brown Training and Education Center, Tenn.

Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal
Gallant Unit Citation
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters

Airman First Class Dec. 30, 1997
Senior Airman Jan. 1 1999
Staff Sergeant August 1, 2001
Second Lieutenant May 29, 2002
First Lieutenant May 29, 2004
Captain 29 May 2006
Major June 6, 2010
Lieutenant Colonel Feb. 3, 2017

(Current as of February 2022)