Colonel Adam H. Rosado is the Deputy Commander, 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. He is responsible for the formal training of all KC-135R/T, C-17, and KC-46 aircrews for active duty, Air National Guard and Air Reserve units, as well as multiple partner air forces from around the world. In addition, the wing simultaneously maintains a worldwide capability to support combatant commanders by deploying mission ready Airmen in support of combatant command requirements. He is a graduate of the Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS) at the Joint Force Staff College in Norfolk, Virgina, as well as the United States Weapons School, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and an Evaluator Instructor Aircraft Commander in both the KC-135 and KC-10. Colonel Rosado was commissioned in 2002 as a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. He has served in a variety of positions at the Combatant Command Staff, MAJCOM staff, AOC, Wing, Group and FTU levels. Prior to his current assignment, he served as Mobility Division Chief, J4, NORAD and USNORTHCOM, Peterson SFB, Colorado. Colonel Rosado is a Command Pilot with more than 3,500 hours in the T-37, T-1, KC-135R, KC-135T and KC-10A aircraft.

2002 Bachelor of Science Degree in Management, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
2007 Flight Safety Officer Course, Kirkland AFB, N.M.
2008 Combat Aircrew Tactics Studies, McGuire AFB, N.J.
2008 Squadron Officer School, Residence, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2008 Master of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Management, Trident University International, Calif.
2009 Air Force Weapons Instructor Course, Nellis AFB, Nev.
2011 Air Command and Staff College, Non-Residence, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2021 Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS), JFSC (NDU), Norfolk, Va.
2021 Master of Science Degree in Joint Campaign Planning and Strategy, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington D.C.
2021 Master of Science Degree in National Security Strategy, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington D.C.

1. August 2002 - December 2003, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, 37th Flying Training Squadron, Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.
2. January 2004 - April 2004, Student, KC-135 Initial Qual Training, 54th Air Refueling Squadron, Altus AFB, Okla.
3. May 2004 - August 2008, Safety Chief/Instructor Aircraft Commander, 99th Air Refueling Squadron, Robins AFB, Ga.
4. September 2008 - October 2011, Chief Evaluator/Instructor Pilot OGV, 97th Operations Group, Altus AFB, Okla.
5. November 2011 - November 2014, Chief Pilot, 6th Air Refueling Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
6. November 2014 - July 2017, Strategy Advisor, Air Mobility Command, A3/10, Scott AFB, Ill.
7. July 2017 - June 2018, Director of Operations, 912th Air Refueling Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, Calif.
8. June 2018 - June 2020, Commander, 912th Air Refueling Squadron, March ARB, Calif.
9. July 2020 - June 2021, Student, Joint Advanced Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
10. July 2021 - February 2023, Chief, NORAD & USNORTHCOM J521 Homeland Defense Strategy and Policy Branch, Peterson Space Force Base, Colo.
11. February 2023 - March 2024, Chief, NORAD & USNORTHCOM J47 Mobility Division, Peterson SFB, Colo.
12. March 2024 - Present, Deputy Commander, 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus AFB, Okla.

Rating: Command Pilot Flight
Flight hours: More than 3,500
Aircraft flown: T-37, T-1, KC-135, KC-10

Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
Combat Readiness Medal National
Defense Service Medal
Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal

Second Lieutenant May 29, 2002
First Lieutenant May 29, 2004
Captain May 29, 2006
Major April 1, 2011
Lieutenant Colonel Mar 1, 2017
Colonel February 1, 2023

(Current as of April 2024)