Colonel Tory D. Kindrick is the commander, 341st Operations Group, 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana. She commands a group of three missile squadrons and an operations support squadron, providing nuclear combat capability to the commander of United States Strategic Command, in support of national objectives. Col Kindrick is responsible for the safe, secure and reliable operation of Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles operated from 15 remote missile alert facilities, dispersed over 13,800 square miles, the largest missile complex in the Minuteman fleet and the Western Hemisphere.

Colonel Kindrick earned her commission through Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama in 2000. A career nuclear missile and operations officer, Col. Kindrick has served in a variety of assignments within the nuclear enterprise, with duties related to intercontinental ballistic missile operations, training, standardization and evaluation, personnel, and policy. Her previous staff assignments include United States Strategic Command and Headquarters, United States Air Force, where she worked for the nuclear and missile operations officer career field manager.

Colonel Kindrick is a former National Defense Fellow at the Belfer Center for International Studies, Harvard University, and former member of the John F. Kennedy School of Government's Project for Managing the Atom. Prior to her fellowship and her current assignment, she served as commander, 319th Missile Squadron, 90th Operations Group, 90th Missile Wing, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.

1995 Bachelor of Arts, Classical Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
2001 Officer Space Prerequisite Training, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
2001 Initial Qualification Training, Missile Operations, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
2006 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2011 Master of Advanced Studies, National Security and Strategic Studies, American Military University, by correspondence
2013 Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2014 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2019 National Defense Fellows, Belfer Center of International Affairs, Project for Managing the Atom, Harvard University, Mass.

1. August 2000–November 2000, Trainee, Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2. December 2000–June 2001, Student, Initial Qualification Training, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
3. July 2001–June 2005, Missile Combat Crew Member, Instructor, Evaluator, Flight Commander, Minot AFB, N.D.
4. June 2006–January 2007, Wing Executive Officer, 90th Space Wing, Minot AFB, N.D.
5. February 2007–June 2009, Mission Commander, Flight Commander, 4th Space Operations Squadron, Schriever AFB, Colo.
6. July 2009–June 2010, Chief, Integrated Operations, 50th Operations Group, Schriever AFB, Colo.
7. June 2010–June 2013, Emergency Actions Officer, Instructor, Evaluator, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.
8. July 2013–June 2014, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9. July 2014–July 2016, Chief, ICBM Force Development Branch, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
10. August 2016–June 2018, Commander, 319th Missile Squadron, F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
11. July 2018–June 2019, Fellow, Project for Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for International Studies, Harvard, Mass.
12. June 2019–February 2021, Chief, Procedures and Assessments Branch, Nuclear Operations Division, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
13. March 2021–Present, Chief, Nuclear Operations Division, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Arlington, Va.

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster
Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Nuclear Deterrence Operations service medal with 'N' device

(Current as of October 2023)