Operations Flight Commander / Recruiting Flight Commander - Capt Darrin Eckles
Capt Darrin Eckles is the Operations Flight Commander and Recruiting Flight Commander at AFROTC Det 35, California State University, Fresno. In his previous assignment at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, he was the Chief of Global Deployable Operations in the Pacific for the Defense Intelligence Agency. Captain Eckles started his career on 30 August, 1993 when he entered the Air Force as a Systems Analyst in Aircraft Logistics; he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 18 December from AFROTC, Det 35 at California State University, Fresno. Captain Eckles has been stationed at Grand Forks AFB, ND; Elmendorf AFB, AK; Ellsworth AFB, SD; Lajes Field AB, Portugal, and Pearl Harbor, HI. He has also deployed in support of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM and ENDURING FREEDOM. Captain Eckles holds a B.S. Degree in Computer Information Systems from Excelsior College, NY and a MBA Degree with a concentration in Information Technology Management from Touro University International, CA.