Passion for Leadership
ECU Engineering welcomes Colonel Worth Carter today for its Leadership Legacy Lecture series in which he discusses the force behind leadership….PASSION! Join us at 3:30PM today in the Science & Technology Global Classroom.
Colonel (Retired) Worth Carter’s final Air Force assignment was as the Inspector General, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. He led a selectively manned agency responsible for inspection of over 320 major flying and training locations, Air University, and two numbered air forces with over 1,493 aircraft and 19 different models. Additionally, he was responsible for the Command’s Congressional and IG complaints programs and the fraud, waste, and abuse program.
Colonel Carter was commissioned as a distinguished graduate of the East Carolina University Air Force ROTC program in May of 1978. He had a wide-ranging career as a pilot of KC-135 and KC-10 tanker aircraft. Colonel Carter commanded at the squadron, group and wing level. In addition he has served as a flight examiner, chief of wing inspections, operations officer and 2nd Air Refueling Squadron Commander, Other assignments include Deputy Director of the Command Action Group at HQ SAC, J-9 Future Concepts Branch Chief at Joint Forces Command, commander of the 325 Support Group and commander of the Air Force Inspection Agency. Colonel Carter is a command pilot with over 3,800 flying hours having flown the T-37, T-38, KC-135, KC-10, T-6 and T-1 aircraft.
Colonel Carter now works as a Senior Analyst and Contract Lead for Computer Science Corporation supporting the Missile Defense Agency. Colonel Carter and his wife Dolores live on a 20 acre horse farm in Huntsville, Alabama with five horse, five dogs and three cats.