Ollis promoted to Air Force captain, gets new assignment

Published 5:38 pm Thursday, June 21, 2012

First Lieutenant James Bruce Ollis III was promoted to the grade of Captain, United States Air Force, on May 28, by order of the Secretary of the Air Force.
James “Jim” Ollis has been stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Mass. since July 2008. During his time at Hanscom he has worked on three different acquisition programs, including Air Force Wideband Enterprise Terminals (AFWET), Defense Injection/Reception Emergency Action Message Command and Control Terminal (DIRECT) and, most recently the Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (Global ASNT) Program.
Each of these programs serves a vital role in ensuring the availability of communication links for Command and Control (C2) of the United States nuclear forces.
Ollis has also accepted a three-year assignment as an associate professor of aerospace studies at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, N.J. He will lead classroom lectures, serve as recruiting officer and provide military officer oversight for ROTC Detachment 490. He begins his assignment July 31.
Meanwhile, Ollis will marry Elizabeth Duran on June 23 in Rockport, Maine. The couple will honeymoon at the Sandals La Toc Resort on the island of St. Lucia.
– article submitted
by Bruce Ollis

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