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Lt Col James T. Reeman is the deputy group commander of the 233rd Space Group, Colorado Air National Guard. He previously activated and stood up the 138th Space Control Squadron -- a worldwide deployable, combat ready 88-person squadron executing offensive space control missions and a 12-person space control training detachment.


Lt Col Reeman was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Texas Air National Guard as the top graduate from the Academy of Military Science in 1993. He was also the top graduate from Euro NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training and F-16 Training.  In Texas, he served as an F-16 pilot, flight lead, and life support officer. He joined the Colorado Air National Guard in 1998 as a traditional guardsman and held key positions throughout the squadron, operations and maintenance groups. Lt Col Reeman also served as the National Guard Coordination Center Operations Team Chief at Arlington Hall, Virginia where he was responsible for the implementation of the operational battle rhythm of the National Guard’s Domestic Operations. In 2019 he graduated from Officer Undergraduate Space Training, receiving his space operations badge. Lt Col Reeman is a senior command pilot with more than 2799 hours in the F-16, and 269 combat hours flying in Operations Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom. In the civilian sector, Reeman is 757/767 Captain for Delta Air Lines and serves on the Board of Directors for the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum.


1992 B.S, Aviation Management/Flight Technology, Florida Tech, Melbourne, Florida

1993 Academy of Military Science, McGhee Tyson ANG Base, Tennessee, Top Graduate

1994 Euro Nato Joint Jet Pilot Training, Sheppard AFB, Texas, Top Graduate

1994 Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, Sheppard AFB, Texas, Top Graduate

1995 F16 Replacement Training Unit, Tucson ANG Base, Tucson, AZ, Top Graduate

2000 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama (correspondence)

2007 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama (correspondence)

2011 M.A. Human Performance & Physical Education, Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado

2012 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama (correspondence)

2013 Joint Staff Action Officer Course (JSAOC,) Arlington, Virginia

2015 Space Operations Executive Course (SOC-E,) Peterson AFB, Colorado

2018 Squadron Commanders Course, Andrews AFB, Maryland

2019 Officer Undergraduate Space Training, Vandenberg AFB, California


1.       September 1992 – December 1992, student, Flight Screening Program, Medina Annex, Hondo, Texas

2.       January 1993 – February 1993, student, Academy of Military Science, McGhee-Tyson ANG Base, Tennessee

3.       March 1993 – April 1994, student, Euro Nato Joint Jet Pilot Training, 80th FTW, Sheppard AFB, Texas

4.       May 1994 – June 1994, student, Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, 88th FTS, Sheppard AFB, Texas

5.       June 1994 – February 1995, student, F16 RTU, 148th FS, Tucson ANG Base, Tucson, Arizona

6.       March 1995 – March 1998, F16 pilot, life support officer,  182nd FS, JBSA Lackland-Kelly, Texas

7.       March 1998 – September 1999, Command Post Officer, F16 pilot, 140th Wing, Buckley AFB, Colorado

8.       September 1999 – January 2001, Quality Assurance OIC, F16 pilot, 140th Wing,  Buckley AFB, Colorado

9.       January 2001 – January 2009, F16 pilot, 120th Fighter Squadron, Buckley AFB, Colorado

10.    January 2009 - January 2011, assistant flight commander, 120th FS, Buckley AFB, Colorado

11.    January 2011 - October 2012, flight commander, 120th FS, Buckley AFB, Colorado

12.    October 2012 – May 2013, team chief, National Guard Coordination Center, Arlington Hall, Virginia

13.    May 2013 - October 2017, flight commander, 120th FS, Buckley AFB, Colorado

14.    November 2017 – October 2018, commander, 233rd Space Group/DET 1, Peterson AFB, Colorado

15.    October 2018 – February 2019, student, OUST, 533rd Training Squadron, Vandenberg AFB, California

16.    February 2019 – June 2020, commander, 138th Space Control Squadron, Peterson AFB, Colorado

17. June 2020 – present, deputy group commander, 233rd Space Group, Greeley Air National Guard Station, Colorado

Ratings: senior command pilot; space operator
Flight hours: 2,799 hours (269 combat hours)
Aircraft flown: F-16, T-38, T-37


1.       Meritorious Service Medal   1

2.       Air Medal 3

3.       Aerial Achievement Medal   1

4.       Air Force Commendation Medal        0

5.       Joint Service Achievement Medal      0

6.       Air Force Achievement Medal             1

7.       Air Force Combat Action Medal          0

8.       AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device                2

9.       Combat Readiness Medal    6

10.    National Defense Service Medal        1

11.    Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal   0

12.    Iraq Campaign Medal            1

13.    Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal              0

14.    Global War on Terrorism Service Medal           0

15.    Korean Defense Service Medal           0

16.    Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border            1

17.    AF Longevity Service             4

18.    Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 2 'M' Devices           2

19.    Basic Military Training Honor Graduate            0

20.    AF Training Ribbon                0



Second Lieutenant    11 FEB 1993

First Lieutenant          20 APR 1995

Captain                      22 APR 1997

Major                         15 SEP 2002

Lieutenant Colonel    15 SEP 2009