Capt. Brett A. Mason
Captain Mason is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 035, Fresno State. In this capacity he is responsible for the recruitment, evaluation, and development of prospective Air Force officer.
Prior to his AFROTC assignment, Captain Mason served as the Assistant Maintenance Operations Officer for the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base. He led aircraft generation and maintenance for 53 uniquely-modified T-38, F-16, F-22, & F-35 aircraft in support of the 412th Test Wing’s mission to effectively perform developmental test & evaluation for the Air Force.
Captain Mason graduated from AFROTC Detachment 035 at Fresno State in 2011. He is a senior Aircraft Maintenance Officer with experience on the B-52H, RQ-4B, U-2, T-38, F-16, F-22, & F-35 airframes. He has generated sorties in support of Pacific Air Force’s Continuous Bomber Presence, Operations INHERENT RESOLVE and FREEDOM’S SENTINEL, & Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa.
2011 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Fresno State University, Calif.
2012 Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Shepherd AFB, Texas
2015 Master of Arts, Psychology, Capella University, Minn.
2018 Maintenance Officer Intermediate Course, Shepherd AFB, Texas
1. January 2012 - July 2014Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Unit Officer in Charge (OIC), 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Barksdale AFB, La. (October 2013 - April 2014, Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Unit OIC, 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Andersen AFB, Guam)
2. July 2014 - June 2015, Executive Officer, 2nd Maintenance Group, Barksdale AFB, La.
3. June 2015 - June 2016, Equipment Maintenance Unit OIC, 69th Maintenance Squadron, Grand Forks AFB N.D.
4. June 2016 - May 2017, Aircraft Maintenance Unit OIC, 69th Maintenance Squadron, Grand Forks AFB N.D. (January – March 2017, Aircraft Maintenance Unit OIC, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates)
5. May 2017 - December 2018, Assistant Maintenance Operations Officer, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Edwards AFB Calif.
MAJOR AWARDS & DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Meritorious Unit Award
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Contact number: (559)278-2593