Col. Cheo F. Stallworth is the Commander, 10th Mission Support Group, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. He commands a team of nearly 1,900 military, civilian, and contractors. Col. Stallworth plans and directs all civil engineering and public works, contracting operations, human resource management and personnel development, logistics/supply chain management, security and law enforcement, force protection and fire response, emergency management, information technology/network operations and communications, lodging and Moral Welfare and Readiness operations in support of 4,000 cadets and a total military community of over 25,000 personnel. Col. Stallworth manages a $150 million budget and is responsible for a base infrastructure valued at $4.2 billion, encompassing 19,000 acres. He represents the installation on strategic engagements with city, state and federal entities and integrates city and installation development initiatives.

Col. Stallworth earned his commission through Air Force ROTC at Texas State University in December 2000. Since then, he has served in a variety of tactical and operational-level communications organizations. Prior to his current position, he was Deputy Director for Communications for Headquarters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe–Air Forces Africa, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. He has also deployed in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and various operations and exercises across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

2000 Bachelor of Science, Computer Information Systems, Texas State University, Texas
2001 Aerospace Basic Course, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2003 Master of Science, Human Resource Management, Troy State University, Ala.
2005 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2010 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2015 Master of Arts, Counseling & Leadership Studies, University of Colorado, Colo.
2018 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence

1. February 2001–February 2003, OIC, Network Operations, 20th Communications Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.
2. February 2003–March 2005, Chief, Air and Space Operations Center Communications Integration, Air Force Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Center, Langley AFB, Va.
3. March 2005–August 2006, Aide-De-Camp, AF Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Center, Langley AFB, Va.
4. August 2006–July 2008, Flight Commander, Airfield Systems & Deployable Comm Flight, 1st Combat Comm Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
5. July 2008–August 2009, Deputy Chief, Policy and Doctrine, 3rd Air Force, Ramstein AB, Germany
6. August 2009–August 2012, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, AFROTC Detachment 158, University of South Florida, Fla.
7. August 2012–May 2014, Chief, Global JWICS Voice/Video Communication Services, Defense Intelligence Agency, Fla.
8. May 2014–May 2015, Student, Air Officer Commanding IDE Program, University of Colorado, Colo.
9. May 2015–June 2017, Air Officer Commanding, Cadet Squadron 22, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.
10. June 2017–July 2019, Chief Cyber Operations Support Branch, NORAD & USNORTHCOM, Colo.
11. July 2019–July 2021, Commander, 737 Training Support Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
12. July 2021–July 2022, Executive Officer to the Commander, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas
13. July 2022–June 2023, Deputy Director Communications Directorate for USAFE & AFAFRICA, Ramstein AB, Germany
14. June 2023–Present, Commander, 10th Mission Support Group, U.S Air Force Academy, Colo.

Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal