Captain Jennifer M. Hubal:
Commandant of Cadets
Capt Jennifer Hubal is Commandant of Cadets, Reserve Officer Training Corps, Detachment 890 at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She leads the Leadership Laboratory for 150 cadets located at the University of Virginia, Liberty University, and James Madison University.
Capt Hubal enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1992. She was enlisted for twelve years before she was commissioned in 2004 as a distinguished graduate of the Officer Training School program. She was classified as a personnel support officer, which was a "needs of the Air Force" classification. Following officer training school, she served in various personnel support positions at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana. Her next assignment was at the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. She led the Cadet Personnel Division for over 4,000 cadets. Her division was responsible for all personnel transactions, for all cadets. During this assignment, she classified and commissioned over 4,500 new lieutenants into the U.S. Air Force. She has deployed once in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. She was attached to the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion during a Joint Expeditionary Tasking at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.
2003 Bachelor of Science Degree, Computer Information System Management, Colorado Christian University, Colorado Springs, CO.
2005 Air and Space Basics Course, Maxwell AFB, AL
2007 Masters Degree, Masters in Management, University of Management and Technology, Arlington, VA
2009 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
- Oct 2004 – May 2008, Chief, Readiness Flight, 341st Mission Support Squadron – Section Commander, 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron–Chief, Career Support Flight, 341st Mission Support Squadron, Malmstrom AFB, MT.
- May 2008 – Jul 2012, Chief, Cadet Personnel Division, HQ United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
- Jul 2012 – Present, Commandant of Cadets, Air Force ROTC Detachment 890, University of Virginia
Major Awards and Decorations
- Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
- Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
- Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
- Army Achievement Medal
- Air Force Good Conduct Medal with three oak leaf clusters
- Distinguished Graduate, Officer Training School
- Outstanding Performer, Air and Space Basics Course
- 341st Space Wing Personnel Manager of the Year, 2005-2006
- United States Air Force Academy Force Support Officer of the Year, 2008-2009
- Apollo Flight Recipient, Squadron Officer School, 2009
Effective Dates of Promotion
Second Lieutenant September 24, 2004
First Lieutenant September 24, 2006
Captain September 24, 2008