LIEUTENANT COLONEL BRANDEE J. HARRAL, PROFESSOR OF AEROSPACE STUDIES
Lieutenant Colonel Brandee J. Harral is the Commander, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Detachment 025, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. As the commander she is responsible for a comprehensive college program focused on recruiting, training and preparing more than 160 officer candidates from Arizona State University and 11 cross-town universities.
Lieutenant Colonel Harral received her commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of North Dakota in 2003. She has served as a meteorologist in a variety of strategic, operational and tactical assignments, to include experience as a battle staff aircrew member and a deployment to Afghanistan. At the Air Command and Staff College she established a personnel program to recruit quality faculty and staff members. Lieutenant Colonel Harral most recently served as the Deputy Chief METOC Officer at Headquarters Allied Command Operations, Strategic Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Mons, Belgium. In this position she developed and executed strategic plans and agreements for the provision of meteorological and oceanographic support for all North Atlantic Treaty Organization coalition missions.
MAJOR CRAIG D. MOORE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AEROSPACE STUDIES
Major Craig D. Moore is the Operations Officer, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 025, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. He is responsible for detachment operations, recruiting, and education functions. Major Moore oversees cadre training and professional development. He leads, recruits, trains, mentors, counsels, and evaluates 175 highly qualified men and women as prospective Air Force officers. Additionally, Major Moore is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies. He instructs Aerospace 201/203 which expands student knowledge of air and space power through a historical perspective, discussing Air Force Core Values, and developing communication skills.
Major Moore was commissioned through Officer Training School in December 2009. He attended Basic Communications Officer Training at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, gaining the fundamental knowledge to serve as a Cyber Operations Officer. Major Moore has led at various positions at the flight, group, and staff levels. Prior to assuming his current position, he was the Chief of Maintenance, 606th Air Control Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy. In this position he led 190 military and civilian cyberspace professionals and was responsible for the maintenance and operations of over 173 million dollars of Control and Reporting Center assets critical to the safe execution and application of U.S. and allied airpower both in garrison for the 31st Fighter Wing and deployed to various locations.
CAPTAIN MITCHELL J. MCCLUNE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AEROSPACE STUDIES
Captain McClune is the Operations Flight Commander of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 025 located at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. The mission of the detachment is to educate and train cadets who will ultimately commission as officers to serve in the Air Force in a variety of career fields.
Captain McClune commissioned in 2013 through the Air Force Officer Training school at Maxwell Air Force Base Alabama. He received his undergraduate as well as his master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. After commissioning he was assigned to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Florida where he worked on the Delta IV Rocket as the Chief Propulsion Engineer. While at the Cape Captain McClune sat console for 8 successful DoD missions and helped launch over $10 Billion in satellite systems. After Cape Canaveral he PCS’d to Kirtland Air Force Base New Mexico. At Kirtland Captain McClune worked small launch and target acquisitions using the nations stockpile of stored solid rocket motors. At ASU Captain McClune is responsible for oversite and management of all cadet wing operations from Leadership Laboratory to Physical Training.