Captain Ostrowski is Assistant Professor of Air and Space Studies (APAS), Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps, Detachment 550, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In this capacity, Captain Ostrowski recruits, trains, motivates and counsels highly-qualified young men and women as prospective Air Force officers.
Captain Ostrowski entered active duty in 2011 after graduating from The United States Air Force Academy with a BS in Economics. Captain Ostrowski’s first assignment was to the Operation Contracting Directorate at Tinker AFB, OK. He worked as the OIC, Contracting Officer for the 21 member Construction Flight that performed cradle to grave contracting for $103M annually. He personally led a 660 contract portfolio including a $6M runway expansion and $9M multiagency source selection. Captain Ostrowski continued to procure the $40M SABER source selection supporting 36k personnel, 7 Wings and 45 associate units. Before leaving Tinker AFB Captain Ostrowski orchestrated a $134M flagship green energy upgrade, reducing Tinker’s energy footprint by 30% with $6.4M in annual savings. His leadership and influence was a key factor to the AFMC 2012 Operational Contracting Large Team Award.
2011 Bachelor of Science in Economics, United States Air Force Academy, CO
2014 Level II Contracting, DAU, Tinker AFB, OK
1. August 2011-December 2012, Contracting Manager, Operational Contracting Branch, Services Division, OC-ALC/PKOAB, Tinker AFB, OK
2. December 2012-June 2014, OIC Construction Flight, Operational Contracting Branch, Construction Division, AFSC/PZIOC, Tinker AFB, OK
3. June 2014-Present, Operations Flight Commander and Recruiting Flight Commander, AFROTC Detachment 550, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant – May 25, 2011
First Lieutenant – May 25, 2013
Captain – May 25, 2015