WeColonel Terrence Adamsbster University’s Math and Computer Science Department hosted the Scott Air Force Base Air Mobility Command’s Communications Directorate senior staff, Monday, August 13.  Led by Colonel Terrence Adams, the discuss focused on the MS, BS and certificate programs in Cybersecurity offered by the university as well as Air Force internship opportunities.

The day included a visit by Webster University President Beth Stroble, Walker School of Business and Technology Dean Simone Cummings, department chair Martha Smith, Scott AFB Campus Director Susan Shultz, and cybersecurity faculty members Paul Frazier and James Curtis.  The team provided an overview of the different cyber degree and certificate programs, as well as new courses and upcoming improvements to the curriculum as the staff continues to adjust to the cybersecurity threat and evolving technologies.  The Air Force team also used the visit to Webster’s main campus as an off-site planning opportunity for upcoming Air Mobility Command initiatives.

 

Col. Brian S. Robinson, MA ’02,  is now using the expertise he’s honed from more than two decades in the U.S. Air Force and an advanced degree at Webster University as the commander of the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.  Robinson, a Philadelphia native, earned his master’s degree in human resource development from Webster University in 2002 while on assignment at Scott Air Force Base, Il.

The 19th Airlift Wing is the host unit at LRAFB and as the installation commander, Colonel Robinson leads the “Home of C-130 Combat Airlift.” He works in concert with the 314th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing, Detachment 1 and United States Air Force Weapons School in all aspects of C-130 training.  As commander at LRAFB (a position he assumed January 1st) the colonel is responsible for organizing, training and equipping the personnel who operate, maintain and sustain more than 90 C-130 aircraft. He also ensures support for combat, contingency, and humanitarian requirements while providing for the health and welfare of more than 12,000 personnel and families at Little Rock AFB. Colonel Robinson is a command pilot and USAF Weapons Officer with more than 4,300 hours in airlift and trainer aircraft.

Immediately prior to his assignment at LRAFB, Colonel Robinson served as the Executive Officer to the Commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Il. Colonel Robinson is the recipient of a number of awards and decorations including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with one oak leaf cluster and the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters.