Col. Jason L. Cashman is the Commander, Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization Detachment 3, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. He is responsible for ensuring the readiness and personnel support of more than 1,200 Individual Reservists as they integrate with active duty Air Force personnel worldwide.
Col. Cashman was commissioned in 1997 upon graduation from the United States Naval Academy. Following pilot training at Vance Air Force Base, he was designated a Naval Aviator in December 1998. After an E-6B operational tour and a T-37 training tour, he separated from active duty with eight years of service.
In December 2005, he was commissioned as a captain in the Air Force Reserve. His assignments include squadron, group, and wing-level positions in Air Education and Training Command and deploying in support of Operation Noble Eagle. Col Cashman centralized and managed the Undergraduate Flying Training program for all initial pilot, combat systems operator, and air battle manager training in Air Force Reserve Command, and then served as the Commander of the 70th Flying Training Squadron, US Air Force Academy, where he was responsible for a $2.7 million workday program supporting four active duty squadrons in ten different aircraft.
Col Cashman is a command pilot with more than 4,800 hours in the E-6B, T-37B, T-6A, and UV-18B aircraft. Prior to his current position, the colonel was the Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer to United States Northern Command, Peterson AFB, Colo.