Lieutenant Colonel Adam J. Winslow is a native of Portland, Oregon and received his commission as a Second Lieutenant from the United States Naval Academy in 2000 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics. Following The Basic School (TBS) in Quantico, VA, he was assigned as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer (AMO) and reported to NAS Pensacola, FL for school. Following AMO School, he reported to Marine Aircraft Group 16, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA and joined the White Knights of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165 (HMM-165).
Second Lieutenant Winslow served from July 2001 to October 2003 as the Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer, Maintenance Material Control Officer, and as an Air crewman. During this time he deployed with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and ANACONDA in Afghanistan, and as part of Amphibious Task Force, West, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.
In July 2003, First Lieutenant Winslow was selected by the Field Accession Board and reported to NAS Pensacola, FL once more as a Student Naval Aviator in October 2003. Captain Winslow was designated a Naval Aviator in July of 2005, reported for training as a CH-46E Pilot, and subsequently assigned to the White Knights of HMM-165 once again. From January 2005 to May 2011, Captain Winslow deployed with HMM-165 as the 15th MEU ACE three times, supporting Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 05-07 and operations in Pakistan in the fall of 2010. He was promoted to Major in October 2010. During his time at HMM-165, Maj Winslow served in numerous billets including Aviation Safety Officer, Director of Safety and Standardization, Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI), and Aircraft Maintenance Officer.
From June 2011 to January 2013, Major Winslow served as Squadron WTI and Operations Officer for the Moonlighters of HMM-764 at Edwards AFB, CA before reporting to MCAS New River, NC and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron 204 (VMM(T)-204) for transition training in the MV-22 Osprey. Upon completion of training, Major Winslow reported to the Blue Knights of VMM-365 and served as Executive Officer.
In August 2014, Major Winslow reported to the Air Warfare Division (SPEAR) at the Office of Naval Intelligence in Washington D.C. He served as Division Director, Deputy, and Threat Vulnerabilities Team Lead. While there, he helped develop vulnerability exploitation concepts used by all four services in developing counter threat tactics.
Lieutenant Colonel Winslow reported to MCAS New River and served as the Station Operations Officer from August 2017 to March 2019. During this time he aided ongoing recovery efforts following Hurricane Florence, and provided sorties in support of the Joint Operational Support Airlift Center flying the C-12F\W.
Lieutenant Colonel Winslow’s personal awards include the Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.