Colonel Anniesa Selimos is the 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron Commander, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. As the commander, she leads the Airmen of the 446th ASTS, with a wartime mission to deploy personnel, providing nursing and specialty functions of up to a 250-bed Expeditionary Readiness Patient Staging Facility. The ASTS is fully capable of rapidly deploying resources for mental health triage and traumatic stress management, critical care expertise on aeromedical evacuation missions, as well as environmental and disease assessments at deployed locations. She oversees training, credentialing of providers and chairs the Executive Management Committee. 

Col. Selimos received her commissioned through Officer Training School in Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., in 2004 and joined the Air Force Reserve. Col. Selimos has held a variety of leadership positions at the wing-level, including flight nurse, instructor, evaluator and chief nurse and has three deployments in support of Operations IRAQI FREEDOM and ENDURING FREEDOM. In 2019, Col. Selimos served as the chief of education and training for 8,200 medical personnel at Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command in Robins AFB, Ga. A year later, Col. Selimos became the Deputy Command Nurse and assisted with leading a staff responsible to construct, execute and evaluate policies and programs for 1,400 Air Force Reserve nurses and 3,000 enlisted medical personnel in 82 locations worldwide. Col. Selimos also developed and coauthored the first-ever Defense Heath Agency (DHA) Agreement to allow Air Force Reservist medical professionals to train at any DHA military medical treatment facility. 

Prior to her current position, Col. Selimos served as the deputy command nurse at HQ AFRC.

1999 Associate Science Degree in Nursing, Wabaunsee Junior College, Sugar Grove, Ill. 2003 Bachelors Science Degree in Nursing, Lewis University, Joliet, Ill.
2010 Master of Education/Human Resources/Organizational Development, University of Illinois
2008 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2008 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2022 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2022 Interagency Institute for Federal Health Leaders Course (IAI), Milken School Public Health, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

1. March 2004 – January 2012, Flight Nurse, Instructor and Evaluator, 934th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station, Minn.
2. July 2013 – June 2015, Chief Nurse, 446th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
3. January 2019 – January 2020, Chief, Education and Training, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.
4. February 2020 – November 2022, Deputy Command Nurse, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Ga.
​​5. November 2022 – Present, Commander, 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, JBLM, Wash.

​Meritorious Service Medal Air Medal 
Air and Space Commendation Medal 
Air Force Achievement Medal 
AF Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters 
AF Organizational Excellence Award Combat Readiness Medal 
National Defense Service Medal 
Iraq Campaign Medal with one service star 
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Humanitarian Service Medal 
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border 
Air and Space Longevity Service Award with two oak leaf clusters 
Armed Forces Reserve Medal one hourglass device 
AF Training Ribbon Air Space Training Ribbon 

First Lieutenant Oct. 4, 2003 
Captain Oct. 4, 2005 
Major March 4, 2012 
Lieutenant Colonel Jan. 31, 2018
Colonel May 1, 2023

(Current as of September 2023)