John Commerford

Captain John Commerford is currently the Commander of Headquarters Company, 3-1 Air Assault Battalion, 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade.  His previous assignment was as an Assistant S3 for the 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade.  He has served in the Aviation Branch as a battle captain and air assault planner for Operation Enduring Freedom and platoon leader for A Troop, 3rd Squadron 17th Cavalry Regiment.  CPT Commerford has served as a pilot in command in the OH-58D.

In dispute is how to make attack pilots trained in and flying in an aircraft designed for an attack mission into aerial scouts.