Distributed Educator: Interview with Colonel Kim A. Bowling, Commander Air Force Institute for Advanced Distributed Learning
Colonel Kim A. Bowling is the commander of the Air Force Institute for Advanced Distributed Learning (AFIADL). Bowling directs the Air Forceâ€™s largest educational institution and oversees the development of Air Force Advanced Distributed Learning policy, programs and technology. Following commission through Officer Training School in 1980, Bowling began duties with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, where she served in a variety of positions at base and headquarters level, including command of an AFOSI detachment. Within the education and training community, Bowling held positions within Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Air Command and Staff College and Squadron Officer School, which included command of a student squadron and vice commandant. Bowlingâ€™s most recent assignment was deputy commander of the 314th Mission Support Group, Little Rock Air Force Base, AR.