Randon L. Storms
Lieutenant Colonel Randy Storms, representing the U.S. Air Force, is a National Security Affairs Fellow for the academic year 2021-22 and joins the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies as visiting scholar.
Lieutenant Colonel Storms is an F-15E Weapon Systems Officer and has served as a Northeast Asia Strategic Plans Officer for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command in Hawaii as well as Operations Support Squadron Commander at RAF Lakenheath, England. Most recently he served at Air Education and Training Command as Executive Officer to the 19th Air Force Commander, responsible for the planning and execution of all U.S. Air Force flying training.
Lieutenant Colonel Storms graduated from Brigham Young University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in International Law and Diplomacy. He is also a Distinguished Graduate of the Naval Command and Staff College in Newport, Rhode Island where he was awarded a Masters of Arts in National Security and Strategy and graduated with honors from the Maritime Advanced Warfighting School.
His research at FSI will focus on national security and strategy in the Asia Pacific region.