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Lieutenant Colonel Holly E.A. Hermes

Lieutenant Holly Hermes
Lieutenant Colonel Hermes is currently the Recruiting Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 009, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. She also serves as a member of the Yale faculty as the lecturer of Aerospace Studies.

Lieutenant Colonel Hermes is a Force Management Officer with over 19 years of military service.  She entered the Air Force in 1999 through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp at the University of Notre Dame. She served more than six years on active duty as a Personnel Officer before transferring to the Air Force Reserve to serve as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA).

Lieutenant Colonel Hermes began her career as a Personnel Officer in the 58th Special Operations Wing’s Maintenance Squadron. She spent a year in Honduras commanding the Mission Support Flight as well as managing international postal operations for the region. As an IMA she has served on headquarters level staff at Air Combat Command, Air Force Materiel Command, and Pacific Air Forces.

Technical Sergeant Shanequa L. Hunt

Captain Estelle BaikTechnical Sergeant Shanequa L. Hunt is the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Personnel at the AFROTC Detachment 009 at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.  As the NCOIC, Personnel, she manages all personnel actions and procedures in support of assigned cadre and cadets to Detachment 009 to include tuition, subsistence, fees and textbook funds. Sergeant Hunt executes programs covering the entire life cycle of cadets from military enlistments, medical evaluations, physical training, categorization, and commissioning.  She is responsible for developing quality leaders for the Air Force and the nation. 

Technical Sergeant Hunt began her career as a Personnel Technician at the USAF Expeditionary Center providing administrative support to over 300 assigned instructors and 10,000 visiting students.  During her career Sergeant Hunt has served in various NCOIC positions within the Military Personnel Flight (MPF) and at the Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC).  She last deployed to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras in support of Joint Task Force-Bravo mission and joint operations.

Staff Sergeant Patricia Lozano

Staff Sergeant Patricia Lozano

Staff Sergeant Patricia Lozano is currently the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Administration, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 009, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

Sergeant Lozano oversees all administrative processes in support for assigned cadre, and cadets to Detachment 009.  She is responsible for oversight of all cadet pay actions to include tuition, fees, subsistence and textbook funds.  She also oversees all cadet life-cycle admin actions to include medical, physical, enlistments, categorization and commissioning.  During her career sergeant Lozano has served as Administrative support and was last deployed to the Dominican Republic in support of Exercise NEW HORIZONS.