Lieutenant Colonel

Sarah V. 


4th Combat Training Squadron

Lieutenant Colonel Sarah V. Fortin earned her commission as a distinguished graduate of the Reserve Officer Training Corps in 2004. She is a Senior pilot with more than 1,950 hours, including combat time over Iraq and Syria, in the C-130E/H Hercules and B-52H Stratofortress. During previous assignments, she served as an Air Liaison Officer to V Corps and HQ US Army Europe in Germany. While assigned to the DACCC from 2017 to 2020, she served as the Chief of Dynamic Targeting and Time-Sensitive Targets Cell, as Chief of the Air-Surface Integration Team and as a NATO-qualified nuclear planner. Currently, Lieutenant Colonel Fortin is the Director of Operations for the 4th Combat Training Squadron, USAFE-AFAFRICA Warfare Center, Einsiedlerhof Air Station, Germany.

Information provided is current as of February 2022

From the Author

Air-Land Integration – Bridging the Gaps in Joint with Force Education and Training

Practical Solutions for Air-Land Interoperability in NATO
By Lt Col 
Sarah V. 
By Lt Col 
In military and industry circles, it is very common to hear technology promoted as a joint and interoperable capability without much attention being paid to the people employing those capabilities. No matter how much faith [...]

Air-Land Integration – NATO’s Strategic Joint Challenge

The Importance of Education and Training for Improving Joint Force Interoperability
By Lt Col 
Sarah V. 
By Lt Col 
As airmen and soldiers working in a joint force environment, various definitions and associations come to mind when discussing the extensive and historically important topic that entails the military effects of Air-Land Integration (ALI). ALI [...]

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