Captain David W. Stebbins

Captain David w. Stebbins
Captain David W. Stebbins is the Operations Flight Commander and the Recruiting Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 535 at Syracuse University. In this capacity, Captain Stebbins recruits, trains, motivates, and counsels highly-qualified young men and women as prospective Air Force officers. Captain Stebbins oversees the 70-member cadet corps and instructs the Leadership Laboratory course. He is responsible for all unit recruiting efforts and manages the Detachment recruiting budget. Through direct contact, Captain Stebbins promotes Air Force career opportunities to university and high school students, faculty, parents, and administrators. Additionally, he instructs the freshmen and sophomore aerospace studies courses.

Capt Stebbins hails from Arab, AL. He enlisted in the Air Force as an Aerospace Propulsion Maintenance Apprentice in 2001 at Lackland Air Force Base. He then cross-trained into the Air Force Recruiting Service as an enlisted accessions recruiter in 2006. Later, he earned his commission in 2012 from Officer Training School. He is a core Acquisitions Manager where he is responsible for contract management and development, program management and logistical support.

2011 Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Management, Trident University International, Cypress, CA
2016 Masters of Business Administration Project Management, Trident University International, Cypress, CA

July 2001-August 2004, Propulsion Apprentice, 86th Maintenance Squadron, Ramstein AFB, Germany
August 2004-November 2006, Propulsion Journeyman, 463rd Maintenance Squadron, Littlerock AFB, AR
November 2006-January 2011, Enlisted Accessions Recruiter, 345th Recruiting Squadron, Tupelo, MS
January 2011-October 2012, Propulsion Craftsman, 23rd Component Maintenance Squadron, Moody AFB, GA
October 2012-June 2015, Project Manager, Propulsion Test Section, Arnold AFB, TN June 2015-March 2017, Flight Commander, 611th Air Support Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK
March 2017-June 2018, Executive Officer, PACAF Regional Support Center, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK
June 2018-Present, Associate Professor, Det 535, Syracuse University, NY

2016 PACAF Acquisition Manager of the year award
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with five oak leaf clusters

2015 International Test and Evaluation Association Publications Award

“Wind Tunnel Testing in the Department of Defense,” ITEA, 2015

Airman Basic January 23, 2001
Airman First Class March 9, 2001
Senior Airman January 9, 2003
Staff Sergeant August 1, 2004
Technical Sergeant January 1, 2011
Second Lieutenant October 23, 2012
First Lieutenant October 23, 2014
Captain October 23, 2016