Captain Jackowski Biography


Captain Henry V. Jackowski serves as an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 390, University of Michigan.

Captain Jackowski was raised in Crown Point, Indiana, and enlisted in the Air Force in July 2003. He graduated from the University of Arkansas-Grantham and received his commission through Officer Training School in November 2018.

His first assignment was at Minot AFB, North Dakota where Captain Jackowski served as a Missile Maintenance Team Member and Team Chief for the 5th Munitions Squadron Special Weapons Flight. During that period, he deployed as a Munitions Maintenance Crew Chief in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2008, Captain Jackowski was assigned to Vandenberg AFB, where he served as an instructor, instructor supervisor, and Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Cruise Missile Maintenance Training Course. In 2012, Captain Jackowski returned to Minot AFB where he served as Bay Chief, Air Launched Missile Maintenance Section, and as Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Verification and Checkout Equipment Section. In 2016, he was re-assigned to Barksdale AFB and served as the Cruise Missile Sustainment Manager for Air Force Global Strike Command staff, where he was selected for commission through Officer Training School. Upon completion of Undergraduate Cyber Training, Captain Jackowski proceeded to the 51st Combat Communications Squadron where he was the Officer in Charge of the Squadron’s Plans and Readiness Flight and Officer in Charge of the Network Operations Flight. At the culmination of this assignment, he deployed to Chabelley Airfield, Republic of Djibouti, as the Mission Support Flight Commander.


2013 – Bachelor of Science Degree, Electronics Engineering Tech, Grantham University, Lenexa, Kansas
2018 – Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2019 – Undergraduate Cyber Training, Keesler AFB, Mississippi
2023 – Master of Science Degree, Cybersecurity, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire


  1. November 2018 – November 2019 – Student, Undergraduate Cyber Training, Keesler AFB, MS
  2. November 2019 – August 2020, Officer in Charge, Combat Plans & Readiness Flight, Robins AFB, GA
  3. August 2020 – August 2022, Officer in Charge, Network Operations Flight, Robins AFB, GA
  4. August 2022 – Present, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, University of Michigan


Second Lieutenant – 9 November 2018
First Lieutenant – 9 November 2020
Captain – 9 November 2022

(Current as of November 2022)