Captain Madelaine Sawyer is the Education Officer, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 365, based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Capt Sawyer entered Air Force Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB, Ala. and was commissioned in May 2014. She has extensive experience in ICBM operations and has served as a Minuteman III deputy, crew commander, instructor, evaluator, flight commander, and executive officer. Prior to her current position, Capt Sawyer served as the Wing Executive Officer, 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
2013 Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.
2014 Officer Training School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2014 Missile Qualification Course, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
2017 Master of Science in Business Intelligence, Grantham University, Lenexa, Kan.
2021 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
1. May 2014-October 2014, Student, Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Initial Qualification Training, 532nd Training Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
2. October 2014-December 2017, Deputy Missile Combat Crew Commander, Missile Combat Crew Commander, Assistant Flight Commander, Instructor, 319th Missile Squadron, 90th Operations Group, F. E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
3. December 2017-March 2018, Instructor, 10th Missile Squadron, 341st Operations Group, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
4. March 2018-October 2018, Flight Commander, Scheduling, 10th Missile Squadron, 341st Operations Group, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
5. October 2018-April 2019, ICBM Evaluator, 341st Operations Group, 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
6. April 2019-May 2020, Operations Flight Commander, 10th Missile Squadron, 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
7. May 2020-June 2021, Wing Executive Officer, 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
8. June 2021-Present, Education Officer, Detachment 365, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mass.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with ‘N’ Device and two oak leaf clusters
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 1, 2014
First Lieutenant May 1, 2016
Captain May 1, 2018
(Current as of June 2021)