Maj Devin Bergman


After nearly nine years away, Major Bergman is back at Detachment 190 as the Operations Flight Commander. Before returning to Illinois, Major Bergman’s primary job was as an Electronic Warfare Officer on the RC-135S COBRA BALL. As its Mission Commander, he was responsible for collecting intelligence on adversaries’ Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) launches. His family is thrilled to be back at the U of I!


    • 2012 – Bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering
    • 2020 – Master’s in Political Science
    • 2013-2021, Offutt AFB, NE
      • Mission Commander, Electronic Warfare Officer, RC-135S COBRA BALL
    • 2021-Present, Operations Flight Commander, AFROTC Detachment 190, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Major Awards and Decorations

Effective Dates of Promotion

    • Distinguished Graduate, RC-135S Mission Qualification Training (MQT), 2014
    • Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School (SOS), 2017
    • May 2012 – Second Lieutenant
    • May 2014 – First Lieutenant
    • May 2016 – Captain
    • December 1, 2021 – Major