Det 4

Contact Information

Detachment 4 - Scott AFB, Illinois
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F (CST)
Phone: DSN - 779-7919 Commercial - 618-229-7919
Mailing Address: 402 Scott Dr Rm 1S2, Scott AFB, IL 62225

Operating Location-Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CST)
Phone: DSN - 487-7766, 487-7767 Commercial - 210-652-7766210-652-7767

Operating Location-Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EST)
Phone: DSN - 787-0375 Commercial - 937-257-0375
Mailing Address: 44375 Chidlaw Rd, Bldg 266 Area A, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-5714

Det 4


RTA Presentations
Det 4 Commander

Col Amy M. Pekala is the Commander of Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization Detachment 4, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. She is responsible for ensuring the readiness, accountability, and personnel support of more than 1,600 Individual Reservists as they integrate with active duty Air Force personnel worldwide.

Col Pekala entered the Air Force in 1998 as a graduate of the Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She served on active duty for 9 years before transitioning to the Air Force Reserve where she has experience as an air reserve technician, individual mobilization augmentee, and a traditional reservist. Col Pekala has an extensive background in the force support career field and has performed in a variety of operational and staff assignments at the unit, MAJCOM, and Defense Agency levels. She has also deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Prior to assuming her current position, Col Pekala was Deputy Commander, 434th Mission Support Group, Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. where she was responsible for supporting the mission of the largest KC-135R Stratotanker unit in the Air Force Reserve Command through a variety of functions including infrastructure, logistics, personnel, services, communications, contracting, security and aerial port operations.

Det 4 Superintendent

Chief Master Sergeant Linda Thrasher is the Superintendent assigned to Headquarters, Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization, Detachment 4, Scott AFB, Illinois.  Chief Thrasher functions as the command adviser for all aspects of the IMA Program and oversees the direct personnel support of 1600+ Individual Reservists and ensures the highest level of readiness and education.
CMSgt Thrasher entered the Coast Guard in 1987 where she served four years as a Quartermaster.  She entered the Air Force Reserve in 2004, she is from Waycross, Georgia.  Prior to her current role, CMSgt Thrasher served as the Senior Enlisted Advisor, Chief Enlisted Manager to the Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, 954th Reserve Support Squadron, Scott AFB, IL.  She has held various roles as both Education and Training and Air Transportation. CMSgt Thrasher has served as a Traditional Reservist and an Air Reserve Technician and has deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. 

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