Professor of Philosophy, United States Air Force Academy
Dr. Carlos Bertha is a Professor of Philosophy at the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida (USF) in 1989. After working at the Savannah District Corps of Engineers for 5 years, he returned to USF, this time to study philosophy. He has been at USAFA for over 21 years, teaching Ethics, Analytic Philosophy, Comparative Religion, and Philosophy of Science. Carlos recently retired from the US Army Reserve after 30 years of service, achieving the rank of Colonel. He served a combat tour with the US Army Corps of Engineers in Gardez, Afghanistan. Carlos was an instructor for the Command and General Staff Officers Course, focusing on organizational leadership, joint doctrine, and professional ethics. His last assignment was Deputy Commander of the Army EPLO Group, under the 76th Operational Response Command, in Salt Lake City, UT. Carlos enjoys going to the beach, riding his bike, and even snowboarding when the conditions are right.