Obadiah Smith

Obadiah Smith
JROTC Instructor
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Building/Department Assignments:
Anderson Preparatory Academy - Academy

Phone Numbers
765 649-8472 x 4033 [Office]

Biographical Information:

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Obadiah Smith Jr is the Senior Air Force Instructor for the JROTC program at Anderson Preparatory Academy.  Lt Col Obadiah Smith Jr began his reserve military career in 1997 as a graduate of Commission Officer Training known as COT.  He spent over 20 years as a chaplain, serving various reserve assignments at McChord AFB, Wright Patterson AFB and short tour at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs; his last assignment for the past 10 years was Wing Chaplain at 434th Air Refueling Wing at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. LT Col Smith has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa CA; Masters of Divinity, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena Ca; Masters of Business Administration, Anderson University, Anderson In and certificates of completion from Squadron Officer School, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala., Correspondence-Equivalent Master’s Degree from Air Command Staff College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 

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