AFROTC Det 195 Cadre
 
 
 

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Detachment 195 Mission

"Develop Leaders of Character for Tomorrow's Air Force and Space Force"



Our Goal
To prepare our cadets for serving in the United States Air Force and Space Force, we strive to provide the best training available. Providing our cadets with not only military resources and opportunities, but also opportunities for academic achievement and personal development. We focus on providing a functional foundation in essential military officer skills including the USAF Core Values, Leadership, Teambuilding, History, Communication Skills, Prioritization, and the ability to perform under pressure.

Detachment 195 Cadre



Detachment Commander

Lieutenant Colonel Michael Povilus is the Commander, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Detachment 195, Chair of the Department of Aerospace Studies, and Professor of Aerospace Studies at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL. He is responsible for recruiting, training, and commissioning all AFROTC cadets at IIT and cadets from over 10 other "cross-town" universities in the greater Chicago area.

Operations Flight Commander

Captain Ronaldo Colina is the Operations Flight Commander at Detachment 195, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL. He is responsible for all aspects of Leadership Laboratory Activities and training.

Civilian Instructor

Retired Air Force Colonel Eric Cathey, now Dr. Cathey, was previously stationed at Joint Base San Antonio, Lackland-Kelly as the Chief, Clinical Dentistry Division at the Air Force Medical Operations Agency. Now, Dr. Cathey is the Civilian Instructor and serves as an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at Detachment 195, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL and has been with the detachment since Fall 2019.

Personnel Non-Commissioned Officer

Technical Sergeant Teresa Tyler is the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer in charge at Detachment 195, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL. In this capacity, TSgt Tyler manages and oversees all personnel records for cadre and cadets, to include life-cycle personnel actions such as medical, physical, enlistments, categorization, and commissioning.

Administration Non-Commissioned Officer

Staff Sergeant Ladarius Crenshaw is the Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of Administrative actions at Detachment 195, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL. In this capacity, SSgt Crenshaw manages all personnel records for cadre and cadets, to include life-cycle personnel actions such as medical, physical, enlistments, categorization, and commissioning.

IIT AFROTC

10 West 35th Street, Suite 1500A
Chicago, IL 60616
Phone: (312) 567-3525
Email: admissions@afrotc.iit.edu

*Current as of: 1 January 2021