U.S. Air Force
Nicholas Ervin is a U.S. Air Force officer serving as F-16 Branch Chief, Weapons Division, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs, managing a worldwide portfolio of twenty-seven F-16 operators to deliver combat relevant air and space capability to U.S. allies and partners. Nicholas is a Distinguished Graduate of the Reserve Officer Training Corps, holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering, and a MA Military Operational Arts and Sciences. He has over 2000 flying hours, including 510 combat hours as Instructor Pilot in the F-16, A-29B, and T-1A. Prior to his current duties, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff, 487th Air Expeditionary Wing supporting Afghan refugee operations and 14th Flying Training Wing Director of Staff, and Assistant Director of Operations, 81st Fighter Squadron, Georgia overseeing the development, evaluation, and testing of aircraft system upgrades and weapons integration as well as training of Afghan Air Force pilots. Nicholas has also served as a AFWERX fellow, developing critical test plans and integration of electronic attack and training capabilities of advanced air mobility vehicles.