Josh Aldred, ’03 BS (Civil Engineering), is the U.S. Air Force Commander of the 368th Training Squadron. In 2015, he earned his PhD in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Josh is a native of Flagstaff and a 2003 graduate of NAU and alum of NAU’s Air Force ROTC program. In 2018, Josh was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. With 12 years of experience as a civil engineer for the Air Force, Josh has seen three overseas deployments and a teaching assignment at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Josh lives in Fort Leonard Wood, MO with his wife Vanessa and their dogs Hank and Omar.