Erin Schmitz

Senior DAL of Activities

Capt Erin Schmitz is a native of Colorado and enlisted in 2002 as a Medical Technician. She cross trained as an Independent Duty Medical Technician in 2008. After graduating IPAP in 2016, she was assigned to Mountain Home AFB where she helped develop the initial framework for the Operational Medicine Readiness Squadron. She is currently the Flight Commander for Special Warfare Operational Medicine Squadron at JBSA Lackland. Her passion is connecting with patients and helping them make a plan to optimize their health. She has been married to her husband since 2005 and they have two children. They enjoy watching movies, eating ice cream and having dance parties together.

  • 2007 Associates Degree, Allied Health Sciences, CCAF
  • 2015 Baccalaureate Physician Assistant Studies, IPAP
  • 2016 Masters Physician Assistant Studies, IPAP
  • Aerial Achievement Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Air and Space Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Air and Space Achievement Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Meritorious Unit Award
  • Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award with Two Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Air and Space Organizational Excellence Award
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal with One Service Star
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Air and Space Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
  • Air and Space Longevity Service Award with Four Oak Leaf Clusters\USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
  • Air and Space Training Ribbon
  • NATO Medal
  • 2002-2009 Minot AFB, ND
  • 2009-2014 Las Vegas, NV
  • 2014-2015 JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX
  • 2015-2016 Eglin AFB, FL
  • 2016-2020 Mountain Home AFB, ID
  • 2020- present JBSA Lackland, TX
  • 2008 Bagram AB, Afghanistan