Colonel Lisa S. Thiem is the Commander of AFROTC Detachment 842 and
the Professor of Aerospace
Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
She received her commissioned in 1998 from the Reserve
Officers Training Corps at the University of Alabama.
Her first operational assignment was at Brooks AFB, TX from
1999-2001. In December 2001,
she was reassigned to Cannon AFB, NM, where she worked as a
communications officer. In
Jul 2003, Lt Col Thiem was selected to attend the Air Force
Institute of Technology in Dayton, OH, where she graduated with a
Masters in Information Resource Management.
Upon completion of her degree, Lt Col Thiem was assigned to
the Human Effectiveness Directorate at Wright-Patterson AFB.
Following her assignment at Wright-Patterson, she moved to the 53d
CSS at Eglin AFB. From
2010-2011, she deployed to Afghanistan in support of OPERATION
Enduring Freedom. Upon her
return in 2011, Lt Col Thiem
transferred to Schriever AFB, CO, to work for the Joint Forces
Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense.
As of August 2014, she was
reassigned to her present position as the Commander of AFROTC
Detachment 842 at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
1998 Bachelors Degree in
Psychology, Troy State University in Montgomery
Squadron Officer School in residence, Maxwell AFB, AL
Masters of Science in Information Resource Management, Air Force
Institute of Technology
Masters of Science in Security Management, American Military
Masters, Military Operational Arts and Science Air Command and Staff
Joint Professional Military Education II, Norfolk, VA
2014 Air War College in correspondence
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Joint Meritorious Service
Medal with one oak leaf
Meritorious Service Medal
Service Commendation Medal
Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaves
Service Achievement Medal with one oak leaf
Force Achievement Medal