AFROTC Detachment 015

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL 36088


Phone: 334-727-8372

Fax: 334-727-8008


United States Air Force 

 TSgt Matthew J. Underwood

TSgt Underwood is an Adminstator for Detachment 015 Tuskegee University, AFROTC, Maxwell AFB, Alabama.
Detachment 015 is located at historic Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabma where he is apart of a cadre comprised of
Air Force active duty and guard/reserve personnel. Detachment 015 recruits, educates, trains, selects and commissions
Reserve Officer Training Corps candidates through various collegiate programs offered by the University. The
Detachment provides administrative and academic instruction for many different aspects of the students matriculation
throughout the program that prepares them for being a future officer in the Air Force. In addition, TSgt Underwood serves
as a Detachemnt Accessor working directly for HQ AFROTC to support ensuring mission readiness and effectiveness for
148 detachments.

TSgt Underwood is a Craftsman level Adminstrator. As an Administrator, TSgt Underwood has supported many AFSCs
to include serving as a Security Forces Augementee at Eielson AFB providing reinforcement for base patrol and security.
He also served as a Cyber Systems Techinicans for the 1st Air Support Operations Group and the 5th Air Support
Operations Squadron. Providing technical solutions for both NIPR/SIPR access. TSgt Underwood was deployed to a Joint
Expedition Tasking in support of several operations to include ENDURING FREEDOM. IRAQI FREEDOM, and
Operation Spartan Shield.


2013 A+ Certification
2014 Airman Leadership School
2016 Network+ Certification
2017 Security+ Certification
2019 NCO Academy


1. Oct 09 – Oct 12 Knowledge Operations, 354th Communication Squadron, Eielson AFB, AK
2. Oct 12 – Oct 14 Cyber Systems Techincian, 1st Air Support Operations Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
3. Oct 14 – Oct 17 Adminstrator, 5th Air Support Operations Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
4. Oct 17 – Present Adminstrator, Detachment 015 Tuskegee University, AL

Air Force Commendation Medal (two oak leaf cluster)   
Air Force Achievement Meal (one oak leaf cluster)
Army Achievement Medal   
Air Force Good Conduct Meal   
National Defense Service Medal   
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal   

Airman Apr 7, 2009
Airman First Class Jun 5, 2009
Senior Airman Oct 5, 2011

(Current as of February 2018)
Staff Sergeant Feb 1, 2014
Technical Sergent Mar 1, 2018