Colonel Meghan Szwarc

Col. Meghan M. Szwarc is the Deputy Commander, 75th Air Base Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The wing provides installation support for the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, two fighter wings, and 50 other associate units, totaling more than 27,000 members consisting of active duty, civilian, and contractor personnel. The 75th Air Base Wing provides base operating support for the 1.1 million acre Utah Test and Training Range and enables worldwide Air Expeditionary Forces operations.

Colonel Szwarc received her commission upon graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2000. She has served in a variety of positions at combatant command, major command, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, and installation level. She deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to Combined Joint Task Force Paladin. Prior to her current assignment, Colonel Szwarc led the Theater Posture and Programming Division at U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany. 

2000   Bachelor of Science, Operations Research, minor in Mathematics, United States Air Force Academy, Colo.
2005   Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2008   Master of Science, Operations Management, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
2010   Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2013   Master of Science, Operations Analysis, Intermediate Development Education program, Air Force Institute of  Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2015   Air War College, by correspondence
2021   Master of Arts, National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.

1.    September 2000 – January 2001, Transition Officer/Mathematics Instructor, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.
2.    January 2001 – September 2001, Pilot Training Student, Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.
3.    September 2001 – September 2004, Assistant Flight Commander/Flight Test Engineer, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
4.    September 2004 – March 2006, Senior Leadership Transformation Analyst, Air Force Senior Leadership Office, HQ Air Force, Pentagon, Washington D.C.
5.    March 2006 – June 2007, Executive Officer, HQ Air Force Personnel, Plans and Transformation, Pentagon, Washington D.C.
6.    June 2007 – June 2010, Assistant Director of Operations, 36th Electronic Warfare Squadron, 53rd Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla.
7.    June 2010 – March 2011, Chief, F-35 Electronic Warfare Analyst, 513 Electronic Warfare Squadron, 53rd Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla.
8.    March 2011 – May 2012, Chief, Integration Branch, Command and Control Integration Center, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
9.    May 2012 – June 2013, Student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10.    June 2013 – October 2014, Executive Officer, Secretary of the Air Force Office of the Administrative Assistant, Pentagon, Washington D.C.
11.    October 2014 – June 2015, Program Manager, Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office, Pentagon, Washington D.C.
12.    June 2015 – June 2017, Commander, 4th Manpower Requirements Squadron, Air Force Manpower Analysis Agency, Peterson AFB, Colo.
13.    June 2017 – July 2020, Deputy Commander, 460th Mission Support Group, 460th Space Wing, Buckley AFB, Colo.
14.    July 2020 – July 2021, Student, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
15.    July 2021 – July 2023, Chief, Theater Posture and Programming, Headquarters United States European Command, Stuttgart, Germany
16.    July 2023 – present, Deputy Commander, 75th Air Base Wing, Hill AFB, Utah

July 2021 – July 2023, Chief, Theater Posture and Programming, Headquarters United States European Command, Stuttgart, Germany

Defense Superior Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal, 6 Oak Leaf Clusters
 Aerial Achievement Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal 
Air Force Commendation Medal
Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal

Test & Evaluation Certificate, Air Force Institute of Technology
Acquisition Corps, Test and Evaluation – Level 3
Acquisition Corps, Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering (SPRDE), Systems Engineering – Level 2 
 Acquisition Corps, Program Management – Level 1

Second Lieutenant    May 31, 2000
First Lieutenant        May 31, 2002
Captain   May 31, 2004
Major       February 1, 2010
Lieutenant Colonel    July 1, 2015 
Colonel    May 1, 2021

(Current as of July 2023)