Major John R. Young


Captain Young is currently the Assistant Operations Officer at AFROTC Detachment 855.  Prior to this assignment, he was the Director of Readiness at the 67th Aerial Port Squadron, Hill AFB, UT, serving as a reservist in the 419th Fighter Wing.  Major Young graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Soil Science in 2005.  He commissioned through the Air Force Academy of Military Science in February 2007.

1.  Feb 07-Nov 07: Intelligence Officer, 419th Operations Support Squadron, Hill AFB, UT
2.  Nov 07-May 11:  OIC, Vehicle Management Section, 419th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Hill AFB, UT
3.  May 11-Sept 15:  Mission Support Flight Commander, 67th Aerial Port Squadron, Hill AFB, UT
4.  Jun 15-Present: Recruiting Flight Commander, Detachment 855, Provo, UT
5.  Sept 15-Apr 16:  Director of Readiness, 67th Aerial Port Squadron, Hill AFB, UT
6.  Apr 16-Present: Assistant Operations Officer, Det 855, AFROTC, Brigham Young University, UT

Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 2 ‘M’ Devices

Second Lieutenant          16 Feb 2007
First Lieutenant              16 Feb 2009
Captain                          16 Feb 2011
Major                             08 Apr 2016