Det 3
Motto:     Fortitudo in Promptu! (Strength through Readiness!)
Mission:  Empowering Warfighters!
Vision:   Readied Airman Anytime, Anywhere!

Contact Information

Detachment 3, Peterson AFB, Colorado
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: DSN - 692-2561 Commercial - 719-554-2561
Mailing Address: 250 S. Peterson Blvd. Rm. 202, Peterson AFB, CO 80914-3005

Operating Location-Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CST)
Phone: DSN - 781-9637 Commercial - 318-456-9637
Mailing Address: 413 Curtis Ave., Bldg. 4713, Suites 203/204, Barksdale AFB, LA 71110

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Det 3 Commander
 COLONEL SEAN R. LAMBE Col. Sean R. Lambe's official photo

Colonel Sean R. Lambe is the Commander, Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization Detachment 3, Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. He is responsible for ensuring that 713 AF, 630 SF, 230 ALO's, and 11 O-6 RA's for 10 MAJCOMS at 31 bases are all Ready Now!  Ultimately DET 3 leadership endeavors to enable IMA accessibility, optimized all resources to ensure a ready force to meet directed AFFORGEN requirements, maximize combat capabilities and professional development that will equitably support all members in the defense of the United States of America!

In his previous assignment Colonel Lambe served as the Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) to the 412 Mission Support Group (MSG) Commander, Edwards Air Force Base, CA. In the absence of the 412 MSG Commander, Colonel Lambe supported the implementation of Air Force Test Center and 412th Test Wing policies that empower the flight test mission of Edwards AFB. This responsibility includes the leadership of 1,502 personnel assigned to the 412th Mission Support Group and managing an $11M operations budget.

Colonel Lambe entered the Air Force in 1989 after graduating from Air Force Basic Training, Lackland AFB, TX. After serving three years as a Firefighter, he joined the New Jersey Air National Guard and then the Air Force Reserves. He served an additional six years as a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance Instructor, earning the rank of Technical Sergeant. After earning his commission as a distinguished graduate from the Academy of Military Science and subsequent training as a Security Forces Officer, Colonel Lambe served in various leadership, supervisory and staff positions at the Squadron CC, Group CC, CORPS, COCOM, NATO, MAJCOM and HAF levels.

As a career Security Forces Officer Colonel Lambe’s distinguished accomplishments include being in Command of the 514 Security Forces Squadron for eight years where his team earned 2 Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards and 10 additional AFRC and ARC level awards. Colonel Lambe has deployed four times in support of OIF OEF combat operations, twice earning the Bronze Star Medal while serving in leadership capacities with the United States Army’s XVIII Airborne Corps Iraq, and the 643 Regional Support Group Afghanistan. In this capacity Colonel Lambe led defending forces against 36 base attacks; managed a mass casualty event where he steadied base operations and led the tactical combat casualty recovery for 1 KIA, 18 NATO WIA. His efforts were credited with saving four lives.

In his civilian capacity, Colonel Lambe has served twenty-two years as a Federal Air Marshal with the United States Federal Air Marshal Service. Recently he has been promoted to the GS-15 equivalent rank of K-Band, New York Field Office. Before this assignment, Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) Lambe was assigned to the Headquarters Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), J. Edgar Hoover Building, Domestic Terrorism Operations Unit, Washington, DC. In addition, ASAC Lambe continues to serve as a member of the HQ FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Strategic Group, HQ FBI.

Det 3 Superintendent


Chief Master Sgt. Jessica J. Almanza is the Senior Enlisted Leader, Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization, Detachment 3, Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. Chief Master Sgt. Almanza provides support to more than 1, 200 USAF Individual Reservists and Participating Individual Ready Reserve members within Air Force Global Strike, National reconnaissance Office, Space Systems Command, United States Space Force, North American Aerospace Defense Command, United States Northern Command and the Unites States Air Force Academy.

Chief Master Sgt. Almanza was born in San Antonio, Texas and enlisted in the Unites States Army in June 1996 before enlisting in to the Air Force Reserve in 2001. She has served in various components of the Air Force Reserve. As a Traditional Reservist, she completed the Personnel Apprentice Course and soon after became the Assistant Chie of Customer Service as an Air Reserve Technician. After only six months she was promoted to Chief of Customer Service. She was activated in support of Operation Ensuring Freedom for the 419th Fighter Wing. CMSgt Almanza joined the Active Guard Reserve Program as the Assistant Base IMA Administrator, Air Force Mobility Command for Detachmen12. She continued to support the program as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee for Headquarters Space Command providing support to over 1,700 military and civilian Personnel within 19 directorates, including 11 General Officers and General Officer equivalents. CMSgt Almanza returned to the Active Guard Reserve program as Superintendent of Readiness and Training, Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization for more than 7,000 Individual Reservists comprised of 9 Combatant Commands, 53 Major Command and 38 Department of Defense agencies.

Prior to assuming her current position, the Chief was the Manager of IR Operations, HQ RIO Detachment 3, Barksdale AFB, LA She assisted regular Air Force Commanders and Unit Reserve Coordinators with managing and directing personnel resource programs and interpreting and enforcing policies and directives servicing approximately 300 Individual Mobilization Augmentees. She was responsible for personnel and manpower matters of the reservists assigned to U.S. Strategic Command and Air Force Global Strike.

2001 Personnel Apprentice Course, Keesler AFB, Miss 2002 Airman Leadership School, Hill AFB, Utah 2007 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Peterson AFB, Colo 2008 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala. BIOGRAPHY EDUCATION CON’T. (See 2009 Human Resources Management, Community College of the Air Force 2011 Joint Senior Noncommissioned Officer Professional Military Education Course 2016 Air Force Reserve Chief Orientation Course, Robins AFB, Ga 2017 AFRC Senior Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Course, Robins AFB, Ga 2018 Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force 2019 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II Course

1. January 1997–February 1997, Student, Basic Military Training, Ft Jackson, S.C. 2. March 1997–May 1997, Petroleum Supply Specialist Advanced Individual Training, Ft Lee, Va
3. February 2001 –December 2001, Personnel Specialist, 419th Mission Support Flight, Hill AFB, Utah 4. June 2004-September 2005, Chie Customer Service, 419th Mission Support Flight, Hill AFB, Utah
5. October 2005-March 2006, Information Management Helper, 67th Aerial Port Squadron, Hill AFB, Utah 6. April 2006-March 2008, Assistant, Base IMA Administrator, HQ Readiness Management Group, Hill AFB, Utah 7. April 2008-Apr 2013, Base IMA Administrator, HQ Readiness Management Group, Hill AFB, Utah
8. May 2013-Nov 2016, Manager, Commander Support Staff, HQ Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo
9. Dec 2016-July2021, Superintendent, Readiness & Training, HQ RIO, Buckley SFB, Colo
10. Aug 2021-Jun 2023, Manager, IR Operations, HQ RIO/Det 3, Barksdale AFB, La
11. July 2023–Present, SEL, HQ RIO/Det 3, Peterson SFB, Colo

Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with six oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal with two service starts
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with two hourglass and one “M” device

Airman First Class May 1, 2001
Senior Airman July 1, 2002
Staff Sergeant Sep. 1, 2003
Technical Sergeant March 1, 2005
Master Sergeant May 1, 2007
Senior Master Sergeant April 1, 2014
Chief Master Sergeant Oct. 1, 2016

(Current as of September 2023)

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