Operations/Recruiting Flight Commander

Sims, H 8x10

Captain Henry L. Sims Jr.

Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies


       Captain Henry L. Sims Jr. currently holds the positions of Operations/Recruiting Flight Commander at UNC-Chapel Hill. In this capacity, he is responsible for the recruitment and retention of highly qualified and motivated cadets.  Captain Sims works closely with potential cadets and their parents to explain the AFROTC program and assist them in the scholarship application process.  He also works with area academic advisors ensuring high school students have the most up-to-date information about the opportunities that AFROTC provides.  Lastly, Captain Sims instructs a curriculum to freshman and junior students covering the U.S. Air Force Today, Contemporary Leadership and Management, Air and Space Expeditionary Training and Leadership Laboratory.

       Captain Sims was commissioned through Officer Training School after graduating from Park University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management of Computer Information Systems. His first assignment as an officer was at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, where he worked as the Officer in Charge of the Network Control Center and eventually was selected to be the Squadron and Group Executive Officer. Concurrently, he attended Park University and earned his Master’s Degree in Public Affairs/Management of Information Systems. He has also served four years in a prior enlisted capacity in the United States Marine Corps as well as seven years enlisted in the United States Air Force.
NCOIC, Administration Management
TSgt Angela Karasahin
       Technical Sergeant Angela Karaşahin currently holds the position of Noncommissioned Officer (NCOIC), Administration Management.  As NCOIC, Sergeant Karaşahin is responsible for the Records Management Program, security clearances, monitors/updates all cadet medical information, physicals, and oversees tuition, fees, and subsistence/textbook funds in excess.

As a career Knowledge Operations Manager, she has served in numerous positions including Information Manager for the 90th Flying Training Squadron, ENJJPT, Sheppard AFB TX, Security Forces Information Manager, Izmir TU, Airman Leadership School Information Manager, Luke AFB AZ, and NCOIC, Sharepoint/Content Manager, Luke AFB AZ.  While attached to Detachment 590, in 2011 Sergeant Karaşahin deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism and in 2014 to International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Kabul, Afghanistan in support of the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A).  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ashford University in 2012 and currently working on her Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) degree.