Lt. Col. Natasha Waggoner, M.A. | University of Portland

Lt. Col. Natasha Waggoner, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, Air Force ROTC

Lt. Col. Natasha Waggoner

Before becoming an ROTC instructor, Lt. Col. Natasha Waggoner served as a Public Affairs Officer in the United States Air Force. Natasha’s assignments over nineteen years have taken her all over the world, including to South America, Asia and most recently Europe. She has represented several different missions to include the 1st Fighter Wing F-22 beddown, 9th Reconnaissance Wing's intel mission, F-35 account holder on the Air Force press desk, Director of Public Affairs for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency as well as the Space and Missiles Systems Center, and most recently finished an assignment as the Chief of Plans and Strategy for US HQ EUCOM PA. She completed her master's degree in communication at George Mason University and her bachelor of science in communications at Norwich University. Natasha is a Southern California native, resides in the Portland area, and between gym sessions can be found juggling working full time, raising a super active family, and trying to have some semblance of a social life.