Lieutenant Colonel Chris Auger
Air Force Foreign Policy Fellow
Lieutenant Colonel Chris Auger most recently served as commander of the 333rd Fighter Squadron, where he led 74 airmen and controlled 22 F-15E aircraft worth $1.2 billion. He is an F-15E evaluator and instructor weapon systems officer with over 2,500 hours in the F-15E, including 530 combat hours in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Weapons School. He previously served as project manager for a $157 million rapid-acquisition program at the Air Force’s Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities office and as F-15E division commander in an operational test and evaluation unit. Lieutenant Colonel Auger holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Norwich University and M.S. degrees from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (in aerospace management) and the Air Force Institute of Technology (in systems engineering).