a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering. He completed Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training in 2001 and the F-16 Basic Course in October of 2002. He served in Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), Air Combat Command (ACC), and United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) in Combat F-16 units from 2002-2010, holding various positions ranging from Scheduling and Standardization/Evaluation to Chief of Squadron and Wing Weapons. In his final Active Duty assignment in 2011, Colonel Schill served as 57th Wing Weapons Officer, Chief of Integration within ACC’s Operational Test organizations at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada. In 2012, Colonel Schill joined the Texas Air National Guard. Within the 149th Fighter Wing, he has held Weapons Officer, Training, Long Range Scheduling, and Safety positions. Prior to his current position, the Colonel was the Commander of the 149th Operations Support Squadron at JBSA-Lackland.

Col Schill is a graduate of the Fighter Weapons Instructor Course, and Command Pilot with over 3,100 hours in the F-16. He has flown over 150 combat missions in OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, and OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE, where he served in various Wing and Squadron-level Weapons Officer roles. Prior to Group Command, Col Schill was Commander of the 149th Operations Support Squadron.


2000 United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Col.

2003 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base (AFB), Ala.

2007 United States Air Force Weapons Instructor Course, Nellis AFB, Nev.

2008 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence

2019 Air Force Reserve/Air National Guard Safety Course, Pittsurgh, Pen.

2020 Air War College, Correspondence

2022 Air National Guard Commander’s Leadership Course, Washington, D.C.


1. October 2000-October 2001, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Columbus AFB, Mississippi

2. October 2001-January 2002, Student, Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, Moody AFB, Georgia

3. January 2002-October 2002 Student, F-16 Basic Course, Luke AFB, Arizona

4. October 2002-October 2003, F-16 Pilot, 80th Fighter Squadron, Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea

5. October 2003-July 2006, F-16 Instructor Pilot, Chief of Scheduling, 522nd Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, New Mexico

6. July 2006-March 2010, F-16 Instructor Pilot, Chief of Weapons and Tactics, 23rd Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem AB, Germany

7. March 2010-December 2011, F-16 Instructor Pilot, Chief of Weapons and Tactics, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nevada

8. December 2011-January 2016, F-16 Instructor Pilot, Contracting Officer Representative/149th Fighter Wing Chief of Weapons and Tactics, 149th Operations Group, JBSA-Lackland, Texas

9. January 2016-December 2016, Total Force Assignments Chief/F-16 Assignment Officer, Air Force Personnel Center, JBSA-Randolph, Texas

10. December 2016-March 2020, 149th Fighter Wing Chief of Safety, JBSA-Lackland, Texas

11. March 2020-October 2021, Commander, 149th Operations Support Squadron, JBSA-Lackland, Texas

12. October 2021-Present, Commander, 149th Operations Group, JBSA-Lackland, Texas


Rating: Command Pilot

Flight hours: Over 3,400

Aircraft flown: F-16 (All Blocks), T-38A, AT-38B, T-37A


Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters

Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Aerial Achievement Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster

Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster


Second Lieutenant May 31, 2000

First Lieutenant May 31, 2002

Captain May 31, 2004

Major Mar. 10, 2010

Lieutenant Colonel Feb. 17, 2017

Colonel July 1, 2022