Lieutenant Colonel ANASTASIA T. McKOY

Lt. Col. Anastasia T. McKoy is the Commander, 42nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. She is responsible for optimizing Airman performance and integrating a diverse spectrum of preventive health and aerospace medicine programs across Maxwell AFB-Gunter to include Air University, two wings, 44 mission partners, and 39,000 beneficiaries. Her command executes a $2M annual budget and $14 million dollar workload, encompassing 130 active-duty and civilian professionals operating in seven distinct flights: Aerospace and Operational Medicine, Bioenvironmental Engineering, Public Health, Optometry, Dental, Mental Health, and Physical Therapy.

Lt. Col. McKoy enlisted as personnel specialist and completed about 8 years active duty ending as Noncommissioned officer in charge, personnel management before transferring into the USAFR while pursuing a degree in nursing at North Carolina Central University where she graduated Cum Laude in May 2004 and selected for Who’s Who among college graduates for academic achievement. She was employed as a registered nurse in the cardiac intensive care unit at the Veterans Administration Hospital until commissioning in the Air Force in 2004.  She has deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and has served in a variety of positions in both inpatient and outpatient settings at three different integrated Army/Air Force facilities.  Prior to her current position, she was the Medical Services Flight Commander at the 49th Healthcare Operations Squadron, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.

1992 Personnel Specialty Technical Training, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.
1997 Airman Leadership School, Barksdale AFB, La.
2004 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, North Carolina Central University, Durham, N.C.
2004 Nurse Transition Program, Lackland AFB, Texas
2009 Master of Science in Nursing Adult Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.
2009 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2014 Post-MSN Cert Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
2017 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2022 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

1.   December 2004 - March 2005, Clinical Nurse, Nurse Transition Program, Lackland AFB, Texas
2.   March 2005 - July 2008, Clinical Nurse, Surgical Specialty Flight, 59th Medical Group, Lackland AFB, Texas (May 2006 - September 2006, Clinical Nurse, 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group Joint Base Balad, Iraq)
3.   July 2008 - October 2010, Assistant, Nurse Manager, 86th Medical Operations Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa Japan
4.   October 2010 - August 2012, Medical Services Flight Commander, 86th Medical Operations Squadron, Kadena AB, Okinawa Japan
5.   August 2012 - July 2014, AFIT Student, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
6.   July 2014 - December 2016, Women’s Health Clinic Flight Commander, 82nd Medical Operation Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Texas
7.   December 2016 - June 2017, Women’s Health Clinic Flight Commander, 87th Medical Operations Squadron, 87th Air Base Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.
8.   June 2017 - October 2020, Family Health Flight Commander, 87th Medical Operations Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.
9.   October 2020-Jun 2022, Medical Services Flight Commander, 49th Healthcare Operations Squadron, Holloman AFB, N. Mex.
10. Jun 2022 – present, Commander, 42nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

Meritorious Service Medal with 2 oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 10 oak leaf clusters
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award 
Combat Readiness Medal
Air Force Good Conduct Medal with 6 oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal 
Humanitarian Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Service Ribbon Short
Air Force Overseas Service Ribbon Long
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border 
AF Longevity Service Award with 7 oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with hourglass device
U.S. Air Force Noncommissioned Professional Military Eduation Graduate Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon with oak leaf cluster

2016 82nd Medical Operations Squadron Field Grade Officer of the Year
2020 Air Mobility Command Advanced Practice Registered Nurse of the Year
2021 49th Wing Field Grade Officer of the Quarter

Airman First Class Sept. 2, 1992
Senior Aiman July 2, 1994
Staff Sergeant Oct. 1, 1999
Second Lieutenant Oct. 21, 2004
First Lieutenant Oct. 21, 2006
Captain Oct. 21, 2008
Major Nov. 1, 2015
Lieutenant Colonel July 1, 2021

(Current as of July 31, 2023)