LTC Michael L. Osmon




LTC Michael Osmon was commissioned into Aviation from the University of Central Florida in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He served operationally with the 2-17th Cavalry Regiment (101st Airborne Division) and 3‑17th Cavalry Regiment (10th Mountain Division), including two tours in Iraq conducting Aerial Reconnaissance and Security operations. In 2008, LTC Osmon transitioned to FA51 (Acquisition Corps) upon his selection as an Experimental Test Pilot. He earned a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (2010) and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (2012).  He served as the Attack/UAS Division Chief at the Redstone Test Center and the Chief of Flight Test for the Aviation and Missile Center at Ft Eustis, VA. LTC Osmon's research and development experience includes the evaluation of aircraft performance, handling qualities, software, human factors, and mission equipment across multiple aircraft.  LTC Osmon currently serves as an Instructor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Civil & Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Military Academy.