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PO Box 7, Mary Esther, FL 32569  •  850.581.0099  •

Matt Caruso

Director, Term: 1 Jan 2022 – 31 Dec 2024, Eligible for Ballot 2024


In 2019, Matt completed 32+ years of active-duty service. His 14 assignments culminated with his role as the senior enlisted leader for USTRANSCOM. Prior to USTRANSCOM, Matt was the Command Chief for Air Force Special Operations Command. Matt has lead service members from all services and successfully held roles at every level of command as a combat flight engineer and command senior enlisted leader.
Matt currently is the business development leader and a program manager for Iron EagleX, a service disabled, veteran owned small business in Tampa. In this capacity he leads all growth and capture efforts with USSOCOM and its components and serves as a program manager for the company. He also gives his time to the Air Commando Association mission providing strategic inputs and actions for growth and coordinates closely with AFSOC for ACA. He is on the Global SOF advisory council and serves the military community around Fort Bragg and Hurlburt Field as the Chiefs Group Vice-President.
Matt also provides transition advice and counsel to separating senior enlisted and senior officers entering the corporate and business sector and is available to those needing assistance or advice on how to navigate transition into the business world.