Lieutenant Colonel Carroll is the Commander, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 085, and the Professor of Aerospace Studies, University of California-Berkeley, CA.
Lt Col Carroll entered the Air Force in 1994 as a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant through AFROTC Detachment 225. He is a career acquisitions officer, with experience in maintaining air-to-ground communications systems and modifying AF basic C-130 aircraft to become Special Operations AC-130U Gunships. In March of 2003, he deployed to Joint Task Force-West, Amman Jordan, serving in the C-3 Operations Cell and as the Executive Officer to the Commander of Joint Task Force-West in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.
Lt Col Carroll also served on the Air Staff, Pentagon Washington DC as the Deputy Division Chief for the Weapons Division of Global Power Programs, advocating for Congressional approval and support to funding for myriad Air Force weapons programs to include the Hellfire, AMRAAM, and JASSM weapons, as well as the Massive Ordinance Penetrator, designed specifically for use on the B-2. Prior to his current assignment, Lt Col Carroll served as a USAF liaison to the NATO Collaboration Support Office in Paris, France, serving as the executive to the System Analysis and Studies Panel in support of NATO Science and Technology.