U N I T E D S T A T E S A I R F O R C E
CAPTAIN MATTHEW S. HEIL
Captain Matthew S. Heil is the Operations Flight Commander,
Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), Detachment
215 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. In this
capacity, Captain Heil trains, mentors, advises and prepares
highly capable young men and women to serve as future
officers and leaders of the Air Force
Captain Heil is a 2008 graduate of North Dakota State
University and received his commission through Air Force
ROTC, Detachment 610. He has 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, Captain 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.
Captain Heil assumed his present position in July 2016.
2008 Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, North Dakota State University,
2009 Air and Space Basic Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
2014 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL
2015 Masters of Arts degree in Management, American Military University, Charles Town, WV
1. November 2008-January 2010, Research and Development Test Operations Engineer, Air
Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
2. February 2010- September 2010, Executive Officer to the Mission Support Group Commander,
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
3. October 2010-May 2011, Executive Officer to the Kandahar Airfield Commander, Kandahar,
4. June 2011-September 2012, Battlefield Air Operations Kit Sensors and Communications
Program Manager, Battlefield Airmen System Program Office, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
5. October 2012-April 2015, Chief, Combat Systems Division, 724th Special Tactics Group
Combat Development Directorate, Fort Bragg, NC.
6. May 2015-June 2016, Program Manager, Special Operations Forces Battlefield Systems, 724th
Special Tactics Group Combat Development Directorate, Fort Bragg, NC.
7. July 2016-Present, Operations Flight Commander, AFROTC Detachment 215, Indiana
University, Bloomington, IN
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
AF Outstanding Unit Award
AF Organizational Excellence Award
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
8 May 2008
8 August 2010
8 August 2012
(Current as of Aug 2016)