Ryan S. Fisher

Operational Logistics SME

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Ryan S. Fisher is a Logistics subject matter expert (SME) at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s School of Systems and Logistics (AFIT/LS), Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.  He is a course director and instructor for operational logistics and supply chain management courses in the Department of Logistics Management.  Additionally, he orchestrates day-to-day operations for the creation, execution, and evaluation of logistics courses for both live and distance learning venues.  Furthermore, he is a liaison for student/faculty issues, including academic advising, curriculum development, budgeting and grading.

Mr. Fisher enlisted in the Air Force in the Air Transportation career field.  His assignments include the 86th Contingency Response Group (CRG), Ramstein AB, GE where he deployed many times in support of ALLIED FORCE, ATLAS RESPONSE, ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM.  He was later the Unit Joint Inspection Program Manager at the USAF Expeditionary Center.  After commissioning, he entered the Logistic Readiness Officer career field and served as a Flight Commander for the Mobile Aerial Port at the 817th CRG and Materiel Management at the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), a Squadron Assistant Director of Operations for the 817th CRG, Director of Logistics for the Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center (AFSOAWC) and Logistics Course Director for AFIT.  He deployed many times supporting Air Base Opening concept of operations for the CRG to include the Director of Logistics, Joint Task Force-Port Opening, Port-au-Prince, Haiti in support of Operation UNIFIED RESPONSE.  His final deploymend supported Foreign Military Sales (FMS) operations in Kabul, Afghansitan as the Branch Chief of Air Movement Operations for Combined Security Transition Command, Security Assistance Office-Afghanistan (CSTC-A).

Mr. Fisher retired from active duty in 2018, as a Major, after 20 years of service.



2017 Certification in Transportation and Logistics (CTL), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

2013 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama

2012 Master of Science degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio

2007 Air and Space Basic Course, Maxwell AFB, Alabama

2007 Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics (cum laude), Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide Campus

2005 Associates of Applied Science degree in Instructor of Technology and Military Science

2004 Associates of Applied Science degree in Transportation, Community College of the Air Force

2004 Academic Instructor Course, Ft Dix, New Jersey

2002 Airman Leadership School, Kapaun AS, Germany


Courses Taught

Course Director/Instructor for the following courses:

LOG 420 Enterprise Logistics Course (ELC)

LOG X99 Series

LOG 05X Series

21X Series


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