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Lt Col Christopher Weisshaar is the Commander of the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS), Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In this position, Lt Col Weisshaar is responsible for the command of all aspects of training, readiness, and employment of a Special Warfare unit, providing the advise, assist, and control functions for the 45th Infantry Brigade and the 1/34th Armored Brigade.

Lt Col Weisshaar graduated the United States Naval Academy in 2003. Designated as a Naval Flight Officer in 2005, Lt Col Weisshaar was assigned to VP-1 at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. After completing multiple deployments to the Western Pacific and Southwest Asia, Lt Col Weisshaar volunteered for a Global War on Terrorism Request for Forces Assignment with the Air Force. He was assigned to the 745th Expeditionary Special Operations Squadron supporting operations in Iraq. Upon his return to the Navy, he was assigned to VPU-1 at NAS Jacksonville, deploying multiple times to Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa. Lt Col Weisshaar held multiple positions as instructor, evaluator, mission commander, and legal officer during his naval career.

Lt Col Weisshaar joined the Air National Guard with the 125 Fighter Wing in 2013, supporting state and federal counterdrug law enforcement missions as well as deploying to Afghanistan and South America. During this period Lt Col Weisshaar was also a police officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. In 2015 Lt Col Weisshaar transferred to the National Guard Bureau as the Manned Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance branch chief. In 2018 Lt Col Weisshaar was assigned to Air Force Warfighting Integration Capabilities (AFWIC) as the Force Design branch chief. In 2020 Lt Col Weisshaar assumed command of the 146 ASOS.

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