Cadre Bio


Lieutenant Colonel Paul J. Dudley is the commander of Air Force ROTC Detachment 772 at Charleston Southern University. He commands an AFROTC unit that administers a college-level officer training program while serving as the senior Air Force officer at a geographically separated unit.  He also chairs the Department of Aerospace Studies with University status of full professor and instructs a curriculum covering Foundations of the USAF, AF History, Leadership, and National Security Affairs.


Lt. Col. Dudley was commissioned in 1994 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy.  Following graduation he served as an aircraft maintenance officer working F-15 C/D aircraft at Langley AFB, VA and commanded the Conventional/Nuclear Munitions Technical School at Sheppard AFB, TX. In 1999 he was selected to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training at Columbus AFB, MS. He graduated in 2000 and was assigned to McChord AFB, WA.  While there, Lt. Col. Dudley participated in combat flight operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2004 he became a T-37 Instructor Pilot and taught new students flight fundamentals in military jet aircraft. Lt. Col. Dudley was then selected to attend Intermediate Developmental Education at Ft Dix, NJ and graduated in 2008. Next he was assigned to the Secretary of the Air Force/International Affairs at the Pentagon where he served as Arabian Gulf Branch Chief and United Arab Emirates Country Director.


1994 Bachelor of Science degree, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1997 Master of Science in Management, Troy University, Ala.
1999 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
5 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence

2008 Master of Air Mobility, Air Force Institute of Technology, Ft Dix, N.J.
2009 Air War College, by correspondence


1. August 1994-December 1994, student, Aircraft Maintenance/Munitions Officer Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2. January 1995 – January 1998, Sortie Support/Generation Flight Commander, 27th Fighter Squadron, Langley AFB, Va.
3. January 1998 – April 1999, Flight Commander, Conventional and Nuclear Weapons Schoolhouse, 363d Training Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Texas
4. May 1999 – July 2000, student, Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, Columbus AFB, Miss.
5. August 2000 – November 2000, student, C-17 Initial Qualification, Altus AFB, Okla.
6. December 2000 – December 2003, C-17 Instructor Pilot, Executive Officer and Flight Commander, 8th Airlift Squadron, McChord AFB, Wash.
7. January 2004 – April 2004, student, T-37 Pilot Instructor Training, Randolph AFB, Texas
8. May 2004 – May 2007, T-37 Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander and Assistant Director of Operations, Columbus AFB, Miss.
9. May 2007 – June 2008, student, Advanced Study of Air Mobility (IDE), Air Force Institute of Technology, Ft Dix, N.J.
10. June 2008 – June 2011, Branch Chief, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C.
11. July 2011 – present, Commander, AFROTC Detachment 772, Charleston Southern University, Charleston, S.C.


Rating: Senior Pilot
Flight Hours: More than 2,700
Aircraft Flown: T-37, T-1, C-17A


Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal


Second Lieutenant June 1, 1994
First Lieutena
nt June 1, 1996
Captain June 1, 1998
Major October
 1, 2004

Lieutenant Colonel September 1, 2009
(Current as of August 2011)


Captain Jordan B. Clark is the assistant professor of aerospace studies for Detachment 772 at Charleston Southern University. He is responsible for recruiting and training highly qualified men and women with the intent of developing them into the next generation of Air Force leaders. In addition, Captain Clark instructs the senior-level curriculum which covers National Security Studies.Clark

Prior to arriving at CSU, Clark served as the Fuels Management Officer, 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. There, he was tasked with
managing fuels operations in support of the second largest cargo hub in the European Theater and oversaw the welfare and training of 65 military and civilian personnel.

A native Texan, Clark was commissioned through the
Reserve Officers Training Corps in 2007. As a Logistics Readiness Officer, he has held the position of flight commander for three organizations and served at both the group and squadron level.


2005 Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice,
Sam Houston State University, Texas
2007 Air and Space Basic Course, M
axwell AFB, Ala.

2009 Master of Arts in Human Services: Executive Leadership,
Liberty University, Va.
2011 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1. May 2007 - June 2008, Air Terminal Operations Center Duty Officer, 723rd Air Mobility Squadron, Ramst
ein AB, Germany

2. June 2008 – June 2009, Executive Officer, 721st Air Mobility Operations Group, Ramstein AB, Germany
3. June 2009 – January 2010, Flight Commander, Fleet Services, 721st Aerial Port Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany
4. January 2010 – July 2010, Flight Commander, Passenger Services, 721st Aerial Port Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany
5. July 2010 – June 2012, Flight Commander, Fuels Management, 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Incirlik AB, Turkey
6. June 2012 – Present, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, Detachment 772, Charleston Southern University


Air Force Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air and Space Campaign Medal


2010& 2011 Company Grade Officer of the Year, 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron


Second Lieutenant May 11, 2007
First Lieutenant May 31, 2009
Captain May 31, 2011
(Current as of September 2012)

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