Colonel Kim N. Campbell is the Chair, Airpower Innovation & Integration, Department of Military and Strategic Studies, U.S. Air Force Academy. Colonel Campbell was commissioned in 1997 as a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in space operations. She is a Marshall Scholar with two master's degrees, one in business administration from the University of London, and one in international security studies from the University of Reading, England.
Colonel Campbell is qualified as an instructor pilot and flight examiner in the A-10, a ground attack and close air support aircraft. Her operational assignments include duty as a flight commander, A-10 test program manager and division commander, director of operations, squadron commander, and group commander. She has also served as Air Force Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and as Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. She is a command pilot with over 1,700 hours in the A-10, including 375 combat hours. She has flown combat missions in Operation Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom.