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Lt. Col Gregory J. Walsh is a Special Tactics Officer in the United States Air Force and recently served as the Commander of the 26th Special Tactics Squadron.  In this position he was responsible for organizing, training, and equipping personnel for worldwide deployment to conduct special operations.

Lt. Col Walsh received his commission in 2005 from the Reserve Officer Training Corps program of the University of Missouri – Columbia and completed the Special Tactics Officer training pipeline in December of 2007.  Lt. Col Walsh has served as a Flight Commander at the 21st and 24th Special Tactics Squadrons, and the Director of Operations at the 26th Special Tactics Squadron.  Additionally, Lt. Col Walsh has served as a plans officer, and Aide-de-Camp to the Deputy Commanding General of the Joint Special Operations Command.  He is a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College, and has served as a deployed as a joint task force commander, ground force commander, joint terminal attack controller, and operations officer in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Inherent Resolve and other operations in the US AFRICOM area of responsibility.

Lt. Col Walsh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Missouri, and a Master of Arts in Military Studies from the American Military University. 

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