Lieutenant Colonel Patrick "DICE" Highland currently serves as the Commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Detachment 3 in San Diego, California. Lieutenant Colonel Highland has earned five engineering degrees across the fields of electrical engineering, flight test engineering, and industrial engineering including a PhD in industrial engineering from the University of Iowa. After commissioning and pilot training in 2007, Lieutenant Colonel Highland served seven years at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska in varying assignments culminating as a special missions evaluator pilot. Lieutenant Colonel Highland was then selected to attend the United States Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Following his graduation from The Test Pilot School in 2017, Lieutenant Colonel Highland served in varying assignments as an experimental test pilot. Lieutenant Colonel Highland has over 3300 hours in over 50 different aircraft to include 289 combat hours. Lieutenant Colonel Highland’s research is currently focused on human trust of autonomy during high-risk situations.
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Air Combat Evolution (ACE)
(4:55pm - 5:05pm)