Capt Willis Hudson Jr. Biography

Capt Hudson

In 2010, Captain Hudson received his B.S. in Healthcare Administration from the Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 2010 from Det 840 Texas State University.

Captain Hudson’s first duty assignment was Los Angeles Air Force Base in the Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Directorate. During this tour, he attended the Defense Acquisition Management School in Dayton, OH and completed the Fundamentals of Acquisition Management course. Upon completion he helped create the acquisition strategy for the Modernized GPS User Equipment program. He was later assigned as the Deputy Program Manager for the Miniaturized GPS Receiver 2000 program (Magr2K). He would later become the Program Manager for Magr2K. Shortly after, he was made the Advanced Digital Antenna Production (ADAP) Program Manager. During this tour, he would successfully relocate the ADAP program to Robins Air Force Base. While managing the ADAP program, he was also the Selective Availability Anti-spoof Module (SAASM) Team Lead.

Currently, Captain Hudson is assigned as Recruiting Flight Commander at Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 045, San Jose State University, San Jose CA. Additionally; Captain Hudson is an Aerospace Studies Instructor. 

 

EDUCATION

2004 Associate of Applied Science Degree, Central Texas College, Killeen, TX

2006 Associate of Arts Degree, Central Texas College, Killeen, TX

2010 Bachelor of Healthcare Administration (BHA), Texas State Univ., San Marcos, TX

2010 Air and Space Basic Course

2010 Evasion and Conduct after Capture Training

2010 Air Force Fundamentals of Acquisition Management, Defense Acquisition University

2011 Program Management Level 1, Defense Acquisition University

ASSIGNMENTS

1. September 2014 - Present, Recruiting Commander, AFROTC Detachment 045, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

2. October 2010 - September 2014, ADAP Program Manager/ SAASM Team Lead, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Los Angeles, CA

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Air Force Commendation Medal

Functional & Support Team Excellence Award of the Year

 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Second Lieutenant         15 May 2010

First Lieutenant              26 June 2012

Captain                         26 June 2014