Col. Charles “Chuck” Killion

Col. Charles “Chuck” Killion

Col. Charles “Chuck” Killion



Colonel Killion is the Staff Judge Advocate, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, and Joint Force Space Component, Peterson Air Force Base. He serves as the primary advisor to the Air Force Space Command Commander/Joint Force Space Commander, Deputy Commanders and Staff Directors on all legal aspects of the operations. As general counsel liaison, Colonel Killion performs all statutory duties for the command as Senior Command Ethics Advisor


  • Juris Doctor, Indiana University of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Master of Laws, Environment and Natural Resources Law, Northwestern School of Law, Leis and Clark College, Portland Oregon
  • Masters of Science, National Resource Strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C.

Courses Taught

  • Space Policy

Professional Experience

  • Staff Judge Advocate, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
  • Chief, Environmental Law and Litigation Division, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C.
  • Executive to The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters Air Force, District of Washington, Washington D.C.
  • Director of the United States Air Force Judiciary, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

Honors and Awards

  • Legion of Merit
  • Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal