Maj. Daniel Allen Cook
Maj. Daniel A. Cook serves as the Aerospace Studies Department Operations Flight Commander and is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at Angelo State University Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 847. He supervises the cadet wing in the planning of all practical military training events that accomplishes the program’s leadership laboratory objectives.
Maj Cook is from Lone Oak, Texas. He joined the Air Force in 2004 as a Ground Radio Maintenance Technician. He is a 2009 graduate of Wayland Baptist University and received his commission through Officer Training School in 2010. He served as an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) combat crew member at Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo. where he performed tactical nuclear operations in various positions culminating as a Flight Commander in the 319th Missile Squadron. He is an Air Education and Training Command Master Instructor with over 2,000 instructor hours at the initial skills and re-qualification training levels on the Minuteman III ICBM nuclear weapon system. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Southern University. He has served 16.5 years on active duty. Prior to his current position, the major was the Operations Flight Commander for the 381st Training Support Squadron, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.