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AsPS Incoming President is Tom Massa

May 23, 2018

AsPS Incoming President is Tom Massa

The 2018-2019 President of the Aerospace Physiology Society (AsPS) is Thomas V. Massa.

   He is currently an Air War College Student at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. Prior to his current assignment, he was the 375th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Commander at Scott Air Force Base, IL, responsible for delivering healthcare to 1.6K aviators and 23K beneficiaries in support of U.S. Transportation Command, 18th Air Force, and Air Mobility Command.
   Lt. Col. Massa entered the Air Force in October 1986 as an enlisted Aerospace Physiology Technician. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts & Science Degree from Texas State University in 1996 and was commissioned as a Biomedical Service Corps Aerospace Physiologist in April 1997. In 2002, he received a Master’s of Aeronautical Science in Safety, from Embry Riddle University, Daytona Beach, FL.
   Lt. Col. Massa has been assigned to numerous operational, and staff positions including deployments to operation Southern Watch and other Middle East AORs. Hi awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters; the Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters; the Air Force Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters; the Wiley Post Award for Operational Physiology and the Paul Bert Award for Physiological Research from the Aerospace Physiology Society; and he was both the USAF Aerospace Physiologist and Aerospace Physiology Technician of the Year.