Col Daniel J. Voorhies is the Commander, 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont.  The wing’s 4,200 personnel defend the United States with combat-ready Airmen and nuclear forces.  They are responsible for base support, maintenance, security and operation of Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles, missile alert facilities and launch facilities throughout a 13,800 square-mile complex in central Montana.

Col Voorhies earned his commission through Air Force Officer Training School in 2001. He has served as a Missile Combat Crew Member, instructor, evaluator, Chief of Emergency War Order Training and Chief of Exercises for the Wing Inspector General. He also served at the MAJCOM level as a speechwriter and Aide-De-Camp to the Commander. He served on the Joint Staff, where he performed duties in the National Military Command Center.  Col Voorhies was the Commander of the 91st Operations Support Squadron at Minot AFB, N.D. and helped develop and stand up the Air Force’s Leadership Development Course for Squadron Command while stationed at Maxwell AFB, Ala. Prior to his current position, Col Voorhies served as the Director, Logistics & Plans, Policy & Integration at 20th Air Force, at F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.

1998   Bachelor of Science Degree, Eastern Oregon University, Ore.
 2002   Aerospace Basic School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.    
 2006   Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
 2009   Master of Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Fla.
 2011   Air Command and Staff College, non-resident, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
 2012   Strategic Policy Fellow (IDE), Air Force Intern Program, Washington, D.C.
 2018   Masters of Strategic Studies, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

1.  March 2001 - November 2001, ICBM Ops Training, 392d Training Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
2.  November 2001 – November 2006, Missile Combat Crew Commander, Senior Deputy Evaluator, Instructor and Chief of Emergency War Order Training, 341st Operation Group, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
3.  November 2006 – August 2009, Chief, Space Control Systems and Chief, Exercise Branch, 21st Space Wing, Peterson AFB, Colo.
4.  August 2009 – July 2012, Executive Action Officer, Chief Speechwriter, and Aide-De-Camp to the Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale AFB, La.
5.  July 2012 - July 2013, Air Force Fellow, Air Force Intern, DOE/NNSA and Joint Staff, Chairman’s Action Group, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 
6.  July 2013 – June 2015, Operations Officer Team 3 and Chief, Standardization and Evaluation Branch in Joint Staff Operations Directorate, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington D.C. 
7.  June 2015 – June 2017, Commander, 91st Operations Support Squadron, Minot AFB, N.D.
8.  July 2017 – June 2018, Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9.  June 2018 - June 2019, Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
10.  June 2019 - June 2020, Chief, Senior Leader Management Division and Chief, ICBM Requirements Division, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale AFB, La.
11.  June 2020 - July 2021, Chief, ICBM Requirements Division, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.
12. July 2021 – June 2023, Vice Wing Commander, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.
13. June 2023 – May 2024, 20 Air Force Director, Logistics & Plans, Policy & Integration, FE Warren AFB, Wyo.
14. June 2024 – Present, Commander, 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB, Mont.

Legion of Merit
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal, with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with ‘N’ device, with two oak leaf clusters

Second Lieutenant        March 2, 2001 
First Lieutenant              March 2, 2003
Captain                           March 2, 2005
Major                              November 1, 2011
Lieutenant Colonel        February 1, 2015
Colonel                           February 1, 2021

(Current as of June 2024)