Chad J. Humphrey


Chad Humphrey is the director, 637th Training Support Squadron, 637th Training Group, Defense Language Institute English Language Center, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The mission of the 637th TRSS Director is to provide superior customer service support to the 637th TRG, 332nd TRS, 637th ISS and students in the areas of Logistics and Information Technology while serving as an advisory body to the 637th TRG commander on all issues dealing with strategic planning, processes and procedures, and a liaison to mission partners.

Since joining DLIELC in July 2009, he has overseen multiple improvement projects to included: an Area Development Plan and Economic Analysis, creation of the .edu network, $500K Conference Center renovation, $3.9M SRM addition/alteration project to International Support Squadron Building addition, as well as remodeling of all restrooms in academics buildings, construction of a $735K parking lot, plus numerous smaller improvement projects in support of the DLIELC mission.

Prior to employment with the Air Force, Mr. Humphrey enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves in June 1992. He graduated from Oregon State University in 1998 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps in August 1998. Throughout his career, he served in various logistics positions as the MWSS-373 Squadron S-4a, Motor T Platoon Commander, Company Executive Officer, Officer-in-Charge of Camp Mu Juk Pohang, South Korea, and Officer Selection Officer for Recruiting Station, Portland, Oregon. Additionally, he has served as the Marine Forces Europe Reserve G-4 Logistics Planner and deployed with Marine Central Command in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as a Logistics Liaison Officer. Upon completion of his deployment he took over as the Detachment “A” Officer in Charge for Environmental Services Division for three years and was then Recruiting Support Officer to Recruiting Station San Antonio, Texas. In April 2017, he mobilized for three and a half years and served as the Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment - Brooke Army Medical Center Detachment Commander. He is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserve and is assigned to USNORTHCOM as the Joint Steering Group Liaison Officer.

In 2005, Mr. Humphrey left active duty to pursue a career in the private sector while staying active in the Marine Corps Reserve. During his civilian employment he worked 3-plus years in Third Party Logistics and Wind Power Development before working for the Air Force.

1998 Bachelor in Political Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis
1998 Bachelor in Speech Communication, Oregon State University, Corvallis
2009 Graduate of Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School
2012 Graduate of Marine Corps Command and Staff College
2018 Masters in Military Operational Art and Science, Air University

(Current as of May 2016)