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COLONEL ROHN H. HAMILTON

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Colonel Rohn H. Hamilton is the Commander, 184th Medical Group, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The 184th Medical Group provides military combat medical support for the United States Armed Forces and civil disaster medical support on demand. The 184th Medical Group also provides world-wide deployment medical readiness support for members of the 184th Intelligence Wing through ongoing physical exam screening, immunization, environmental and occupational health monitoring, self-aid training, and wellness education.

Col Hamilton, a native of Oberlin, Kansas graduated from Kansas State University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Commissioned in the United States Air Force on September 15, 1984, Col Hamilton subsequently attended Undergraduate Pilot Training at Laughlin AFB, Texas and was designated a Rated Pilot in December 1985. He then attended C-130 Tactical Air Training School at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas. He spent the next four years at Rhein Main AB, Germany flying extensive tactical, airlift, embassy and Prime Nuclear Airlift Force (PNAF) missions throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Upon his departure from Germany as a C-130 Instructor Pilot, he spent the next two years as a C-130 Advanced Combat Flight Training Instructor Pilot at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas training United States and allied nation pilots in low level navigation, formation flying, tactical airdrops, and short field takeoff and landings. After completing his commitment and separating from the Air Force, he was hired with American Airlines in 1992. In 1994 he was furloughed with American Airlines. Col Hamilton joined the Kansas Air National Guard, 184th Bomb Wing in October 1994 as the Environmental and Bio environmental Engineer. Col Hamilton's responsibility as the Environmental Engineer included fiscal and operational control over all environmental programs at the 184th Bomb Wing and Detachment 1, Smoky Hill Weapons Range. As the Bio environmental Engineer for the 184th Medical Group he applied knowledge of engineering and health sciences to ensure guard personnel worked in a safe and healthy environment. In March 2001, Col Hamilton returned to flying with American Airlines and also maintained his status as a traditional guardsman working in the 184th Medical Group as the Chief of Bio environmental Engineering. As a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), he has worked part-time since May 2005 as a consulting environmental engineer/industrial hygienist for iSi (Integrated Solutions, Inc.) of Wichita, Kansas. Col Hamilton and his wife Kris have two children: Aaron and Brett.

EDUCATION

1984 Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Kansas State University
1990 Squadron Officer School
1999 Air Command and Staff College
2008 Air War College

ASSIGNMENTS

1. January 1985 - December 1985, Undergraduate Pilot Training, 47th Student Squadron, Laughlin AFB, TX
2. January 1986 - May 1986, C-130 Tactical Air Training School, 62nd Tactical Airlift Squadron , Little Rock AFB, AR
3. June 1986 - March 1990, C-130 Copilot, Aircraft Commander, Instructor Pilot, 37th Tactical Airlift Squadron, Rhein Main Air Base, Germany
4. April 1990 - December 1991, C-130 Advanced Combat Flight Training Instructor Pilot, 62nd Tactical Airlift Squadron, Little Rock AFB, AR
5. October 1994 - March 2001, Environmental Engineer and Chief Bio environmental Engineering, 184th Bomb Wing and 184th Medical Squadron, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell AFB, KS
6. April 2001 - May 2008, Chief Bio environmental Engineering, 184th Medical Group, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell AFB, KS
7. May 2008 - Present, Commander, 184th Medical Group, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell Air Force Base, KS

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with four oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long
Air Force Longevity Service with two oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Training Ribbon
Kansas National Guard Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Second Lieutenant - 15 September 1984
First Lieutenant - 15 September 1986
Captain - 15 September 1988
Major - 15 March 1996
Lieutenant Colonel - 6 May 2001
Colonel--5 August 2010

Local Information

Recruiting - 316-759-7424

 

Mailing Address:

52960 Jayhawk Dr.
McConnell AFB, KS 67221

 

Wichita Area Code – 316
Comm. Prefix – 759-XXXX
DSN Prefix – 743-XXXX
McConnell Operator – 6100
Weather Line – 1-800-892-526

Essential Numbers

184th Command Post – 759-7070
184th Force Support Sq. – 759-7431
184th Comptroller Flight – 759-7068
184th Sec. Forces Sq. – 759-7445
184th Medical Group - 759-7380
184th Public Affairs – 759-7561
Family Support Office – 759-7092
Director of Psych. Health – 759-8901
Sexual Assault Helpline – 759-7011
22nd Medical Group – 759-6300

Update your ID - 759-7431