Maj Timothy W. Breitbach

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Major Timothy W. Breitbach is the Department of Operational Sciences Logistics Division Chief and an Assistant Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Air Force Institute of Technology.  Major Breitbach received his commission in 2005 as a graduate of the Reserve Officer Training Corps program.  He graduated from logistics officer training in 2006.  His operational assignments include all aspects of US Air Force logistics operations. As a logistics readiness officer, he has served as a materiel management flight officer-in-charge (OIC), assistant installation deployment officer, vehicle maintenance flight commander, and logistics flight commander officer. He also served as the Executive Officer to the Commander of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy. Additionally, Major Breitbach was deployed as the operations officer for a truck detachment supporting convoy operations in Iraq.

Maj Breitbach is a member of the Logistics Officer Association, the Production and Operations Management Society and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Engineering Systems (with Supply Chain Management Emphasis), Massuchusetts Institute of Technology, 2017

Master of Science (M.S.), Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2012

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science and History, University of Notre Dame, 2005


Teaching Awards

Professor of the Year, Advanced School of Air Mobility (ASAM) 2017-18 (Selected by students)

Department of Operational Sciences Military Faculty Member of the Year, 2017



Meritorious Service Medal

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster

Army Commendation Medal

Meritorious Unit Award

National Defense Service Medal

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border

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