Biography

Captain Matthew Heil is the Operations Flight Commander, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Detachment 215 at Indiana University Bloomington. In this capacity, Capt Heil trains, mentors, advises, and prepares highly capable young men and women to serve as future officers and leaders of the Air Force. Capt Heil assumed his present position in July 2016.

Capt Heil is a 2008 graduate of North Dakota State University and received his commission through Air Force ROTC Detachment 610. He served as a developmental engineer for multiple Air Force research laboratory efforts, as a program manager for the Battlefield Airmen System Program Office, and has held multiple assignments as an executive officer. Prior to his current assignment, Capt Heil was part of the 724th Special Tactics Group Combat Development Directorate where he led rapid development and procurement of time sensitive capabilities for operators in the special tactics career fields.