Colonel Jason A. Compton

Colonel (Dr.) Jason A. Compton is the Commander of the 366th Medical Group located in Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho (home of the “Gunfighters”). As Chief Executive Officer for a multi-specialty outpatient hospital, Col Compton leads a staff of 277 personnel organized in two squadrons serving a patient population of 21,000.
Additionally, he executes a $151 million dollar enterprise of operational budgets, facilities, war reserve materiel, and contracts.

Col Compton graduated from Reserved Officer Training Corp at Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas in May 2001. After which he attended Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in May 2005. After internship completion In Corpus Christi, Texas, he was assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and
served as a Squadron Medical Element Flight Surgeon and
Officer in Charge of Flight Medicine. He completed his General
Surgery Residency at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in June
2014. Col Compton is a Fellow of the American College of
Surgeons. Prior to this assignment Col Compton served as the
Commander for the 959th Medical Operations Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio- Fort San Houston, Texas.

Col Compton has deployed to Qatar in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom as a Flight Surgeon in 2007 and 2009. Most recently to Western Africa as a member of a Ground Surgical Team.

2001 Bachelor of Science in Biology, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas
2005 Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, Iowa 2006 Transitional Internship, University Of North Texas, Bay Area Medical Center, Corpus Christi, Texas
2006 Aerospace Medicine Primary Course, Brooks City Base, San Antonio, Texas 2007 Chief of Aerospace Medicine Course, Brooks City Base, San Antonio, Texas 2014 General Surgery Residency, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
2018 Air Force Senior Staff Course, Hulbert Field, Florida
2019 USAF Air War College Distance Learning
2019 ACC Squadron Commanders and Spouse Course, Langley AFB, Virginia 2019 Intermediate Executive Skills Course, San Antonio, Texas
2020 Air Force Medical Home Executive Leadership Seminar, Virtual
2022 Combined Senior Leadership Course, Falls Church, Virginia
2022 Air Education and Training Commands Commander’s Course, Virtual
2023 Group Commander’s Course, Alabama

1. September 2006 - October 2007, Flight Surgeon, 7th Aeromedical Dental Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas (May 2007
- September 2007, Flight Surgeon, 379th Expeditionary Medical Group, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar)
2. October 2007 - May 2009, Flight Surgeon, Officer in Charge of Flight Medicine, 9th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB, Texas (January 2009 - April 2009, Flight Surgeon, 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Al Udeid AB, Qatar)
3. June 2009 - July 2014, General Surgery Resident then Chief Resident, 88th Medical Group, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. July 2014 - August 2016, Medical Director of Surgical Services, 366th Surgical Operations Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
5. August 2016 - October 2019, General Surgery Flight Commander, Chief of General Surgery and Deputy Squadron Commander, 99th Surgical Operations Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nevada (January 2018 - July 2018, General Surgeon, 724th Expeditionary AB Wing, AB 201, Niger)
6. October 2019 – July 2022, Commander, 99th Surgical Operations Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nevada
7. July 2022 – 19 May 2023, Commander, 959th Medical Operations Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas
8. 15 June 2023 – Present, Commander, 366th Medical Group, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho

Rating: Flight Surgeon
Flight hours: 200 (150 Combat)
Aircraft flown: B-1B, KC-135R/T, C-130H, E-8C, C-17A

Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster Meritorious Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with eight oak leaf clusters
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with one service star
Humanitarian Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border and two oak leaf clusters

CGO of the Month, 379th EMDG, 2007 FGO of the Quarter, 366th SGCS, 2014 Paul F. Meyer Nominee, 366th MDG, 2015 FGO of the Year, 99th SGCS, 2018

American College of Surgeons (ACS) Excelsior Society

Second Lieutenant May 11, 2001
Captain May 11, 2005
Major May 11, 2011
Lieutenant Colonel May 11, 2017 Colonel July 01, 2022

(Current as of Oct 2022)