Degrees and Certifications:
BA Business Administration, UNC Charlotte MS Systems Management, University of Southern California US Air Force Squadron Officer School US Air Force Air Command and Staff College US Air Force Air War College US Air Force Junior ROTC Academic Instructor Course
Lt Col Robin Sites, USAF (Retired)
Lt Col Robin Sites is the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor (SASI) and serves as director and department chair of the Air Force Junior ROTC Program at Lincolnton High School. He co-founded the program at LHS for the 2006-07 school year and he and the program are starting their 15th year for 2020-21. He served 24 years on active duty in the USAF as a B-52 Electronic Warfare Officer and in a variety of staff assignments, retiring in 2004. Lt Col Sites was raised in North Carolina, graduating from West Mecklenburg High School and earning a Bachelors Degree from UNC Charlotte before entering the Air Force in 1980. While on active duty, he completed Undergradate Navigator Training, Electronic Warfare Officer Training, B-52 Combat Crew Taining School, Flight Instructor Training, Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, Program Management School, Air War College, and earned his Masters Degree from the University of Southern California. He has over 2000 hours flight time in the B-52 and has served operational assignments as a combat crewmember, flight instructor and squadron and wing-level Executive Officer, Director of Plans, Deputy Operations Group Commander, and Bomb Wing Director of Staff. He has served in Acquisition Management postions at three Major Command Headquarters; Air Force Communications Command, Air Mobility Command, and Air Force Material Command, and was the Lead Electronic Warfare Program Manager at the F-16 weapon system program office. His final assignment was as a fiscal programer at Headquarters Air Combat Command. His wife Debra is a retired Air Force Nurse and actively assists with our JROTC program. They live on a farm in Catawba County and have two grown children, a two year old granddaughter and twin grandbabies due in Jan 2021.