Col. Travis E. Perry



Col Travis J. Perry serves as the Deputy Wing Commander, 151st Wing, Utah Air National Guard, Salt Lake City, Utah. He is responsible to the 151st Wing Commander for organizing, training, and equipping 5 groups, 12 squadrons, and 3 flights in executing aerial refueling needs, worldwide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, nuclear command, control, and communications support. His broad range of responsibilities include ensuring combat readiness and mission capability of the 151st Wing flying mission, three tenant units; the 109th Air Control Squadron, 130th Engineering Installation Squadron, 151st Intelligence Reconnaissance Surveillance Group, and the newly assigned KC-135 Test Detachment. He supports the Wing Commander in ensuring readiness and complying with, and enforcing federal/state regulations pertaining to operations, property, personnel, and equipment.


Col. Perry was commission through AFROTC, Detachment 850, University of Utah in 2002 and was immediately assigned as a maintenance officer to the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill AFB, UT.  In December 2007 he joined the Utah Air National Guard and has held multiple positions as a title 32 federal technician serving as the Military Personnel Management Officer Joint Force Headquarters, the Inspection coordinator 151st Inspector General, the Commander 151st Force Support Squadron, the Wing Executive Officer 151st Air Refueling Wing, and other various positions as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer.  Prior to his current position, Col Perry was the Military Personnel Management Officer for Joint Force Headquarters, at the Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base, Salt Lake City Utah.  



2003 Aircraft Maintenance & Munitions Course, Sheppard AFB, TX.

2004 USAF Air and Space Basic Course, Maxwell AFB, AL.

2011 USAF Squadron Officers School, Maxwell AFB, AL by correspondence.

2013 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AL by correspondence.

2019 Air War College, Maxwell AL by correspondence



1.  Jan 2003 - Jan 2004, Deputy Operations Officer, 388th Component Maintenance Squadron, Hill AFB, UT.

2.  Jan 2004 - Nov 2004, Avionics Flight Commander, 388th Component Maintenance Squadron, Hill AFB, UT.

3.  Nov 2004 - Jan 2006, Deputy Officer-in-Charge, 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Hill AFB, UT.

4.  Feb 2006 - Nov 2007, Commander Fabrication Flight, 388th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Hill AFB, UT.

5.  April 2008 – April 2011, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 151st Maintenance Group, Roland R. Wright AB, UT.

6.  April 2011 – April 2013, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 151st Maintenance Squadron, Roland R. Wright AB, UT.

7.  April 2013 - May 2015, Maintenance Ops Officer, 151st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Roland R. Wright AB, UT.

8.  May 2015 – Mar 2016, Wing Executive Officer, 151st Air Refueling Wing, Roland R. Wright AB, UT.

9.  Mar 2016 – April 2020, Commander, Force Support Squadron, 151st Mission Support Group, Roland R. Wright AB, UT.

10.  April 2020 -



Meritorious Service Medal, two oak leaf cluster

Air Force Commendation Medal 

Air Force Achievement Medal 

National Defense Service Medal with one bronze star

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal 

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border

AF Longevity Service with one bronze oak leaf clusters

Armed Forces reserve Medal with ‘M’ device

AF Training Ribbon



Second Lieutenant December 13, 2002

First Lieutenant December 13, 2004

Captain December 13, 2007

Major February 4, 2012

Lieutenant Colonel, September 1, 2016

Colonel December 2, 2024