Christopher S. Sage
United States. Colonel Sage, United States Air Force, comes to Harvard from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho where he served most recently as Commander, 366th Operations Group, which trains, equips and deploys combat fighter squadrons around the globe in support of peacetime and wartime contingencies. A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Colonel Sage is a command pilot with more than 4,200 hours in Air Force and Naval fighter and training aircraft. Previous assignments include Commander, 389th Fighter Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base and Assistant Executive Officer to the U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff at the Pentagon. Colonel Sage holds master’s degrees from Colorado State University (MBA) and the Naval War College (National Security and Strategic Studies). During his career, he has flown combat missions in support of Operations Northern Watch (Iraq), Allied Force (Serbia/Kosovo), Iraqi Freedom, and most recently Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), where he commanded a combat squadron at Bagram Air Base in eastern Afghanistan.