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Miss Jodi Velasco

 

Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, Operations Flight Commander, AFROTC Detachment 218

EDUCATION

  • LL.M., Environmental Law, The George Washington University, 2014
  • J.D. with Distinction, The University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2001
  • B.A., Political Science and Women’s Studies, The University of Oklahoma, 1997

ASSIGNMENTS

  • July 2017 – March 2020, Air Force Regional Counsel, Eastern Region, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Dobbins ARB, GA
  • June 2014 – July 2017, Air Force Environmental Liaison Officer, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Langley AFB, VA
  • August 2013 – July 2014, Air Force Institute of Technology Student, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • August 2011 – July 2013, Executive Officer/Chief, Plans, Requirements, Training, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Maxwell AFB, AL
  • July 2008 – July 2011, Instructor, The Judge Advocate General’s School, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Maxwell AFB, AL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ms. Jodi Velasco is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at Indiana State University, Air Force ROTC Detachment 218.  She is responsible for the recruiting, training and commissioning of AFROTC cadets on the host school campus, as well as cadets from three cross-town colleges in the Terre Haute region.

Ms. Velasco retired from the United States Air Force in 2020 after serving over twenty years, first as an active duty enlisted Air Weapons Technician, then as a Distribution Officer in Charge in the United States Air Force Reserves, and finally as a Judge Advocate in the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps.  In her capacity as an Air Force Judge Advocate, she served as a: Chief of Justice, Chief of Operations, Deputy Staff Judge Advocate in a deployed environment, instructor, Chief of Civil Law in a combatant command, environmental attorney, and regional counsel.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Good Conduct Medal with one oak leaf cluster
National Defense Medal with one bronze star
Iraqi Campaign Medal with one bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Short
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
Air Force Longevity Service Award with three oak leaf clusters
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Distinguished Graduate, Academy of Military Science
Air Force Outstanding Supply Person of the Year, 1999 and 2000
Robert L. Lowry Award, Air Force Judge Advocate Staff Officer Course

Information current as of 4 March 2020 and is subject to change.