Colonel (Ret.) Vincent J. Lostetter Jr. serves as the Air Force JROTC Senior Aerospace Science Instructor at Vista High School in Vista, California.
Colonel Lostetter received his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Factors Engineering. He is a graduate from Air War College and is an alumnus of the Israel National Defense College and Haifa University. He has served as the Vice Commander, 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. He served as second in command of the largest B-1 wing in the Air Force, providing combat-ready B-1 aircraft, aircrews, combat support and expeditionary Airmen for global engagement taskings. He also served as Commander, 71st Operations Support Squadron and Chief, Current Operations Division, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.