2018 Luncheon Speaker Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Maile ~ Commander, 25th Operational Weather Squadron
Lt Col Maile is the commander of the 25th Operational Weather Squadron at Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson AZ. He leads a 173-member squadron responsible for executing weather operations in support of Department of Defense military operations and installations across the western United States and the US Southern Command areas of responsibility. Lt Col Maile received his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Penn State, commissioning through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 2000. His previous assignments include operations support to Air Force Special Operations Command flying squadrons and serving as the Staff Weather Officer to US Army’s 2nd Infantry Division in Korea. He was also the Director of Operations for the 23d Weather Squadron at Hurlburt Field FL as well as the 33d Student Squadron at Maxwell AFB AL and has deployed in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM. Prior to his current position, Lt Col Maile was the Executive Officer to the Air Force Director of Weather, Mr Ralph Stoffler, at Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington DC.