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Captain Porter

Captain Evan Porter is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, AFROTC, Detachment 005, Auburn, AL. In this capacity, he instructs junior and freshman courses on leadership and Air Force standards, and has responsibility for training and mentoring more than 120 students preparing to become Air Force officers.

Captain Porter is a 2011 graduate of the US Air Force Academy with a degree in Economics. Most recently, Captain Porter managed a team of military, government, and contractor personnel at Hanscom AFB, MA, delivering and sustaining mission crew and maintenance training systems for the $2.7B E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) Block 40/45 modernization program, the largest in AWACS history. Particularly, he led a 10 member section executing full-rate production for 40/45. As a program manager, Captain Porter ensured the Air Force’s newest technology is developed on time and on budget.


2011: Bachelor’s degree Economics, USAF Academy, Co Springs, CO

Present- MS in Entrepreneurial Studies, Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK


  1. Aug 11 – Oct 13 Hanscom AFB, MA – PM TACPod
  2. Oct 13 – June 15 Hanscom FB, MA -- PM AWACS 40/45
  3. June 15 – Present Det 005, Auburn University – APAS/OFC/RFC

Major Awards and Decorations

Professional Military Education


Effective Dates of Promotion

Second Lieutenant - May 25, 2011

First Lieutenant - May 25, 2013

Captain - May 25, 2015

Last Updated: November 24, 2017