Major Dan Spengler, USAF. Maj Spengler is currently serving as a member of J3 Staff at Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT), in Tampa, FL. He was commissioned through the United States Air Force Academy in 2003. Maj Spengler earned a BS in Environmental Engineering from the Air Force Academy, and an MBA with finance concentration from Trident University in 2013. Prior to his current assignment, Maj Spengler served as a pilot in the 73rd Special Operations Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM from 2008 to 2014 flying the MC-130W and AC-130W.