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Phone: 512-759-4700 Ext 6064

Qualifications: AGS, History, Louisiana Tech University AGS, Management Information Systems, Community College of the Air Force BS, Computer Science, Hawaii Pacific University MS, Software Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology Texas Teaching Certificate JROTC, Math 8-12, ESL

Timothy Karagias, Major, USAF (Ret)

Senior Aerospace Science Instructor



Phone: 5127594700 x 6057

Qualifications: AA, Services, Recreation, and Hotel Management BS, Occupational Education MA, Human Resources and Managerial Leadership MA, Education Administration

Anna M. Collins, CMSgt, USAF (Ret)

I am Chief Master Sergeant Anna Collins. I was born and raised in Currie, North Carolina. I am still a UNC fan and bleed Carolina Blue! I entered the US Air Force in February 1983 and served honorably for 30 years, I retired in March 2013. My last active duty assignment was as the Superintendent, 509th Force Support Squadron, Whiteman AFB, Missouri. As superintendent, I was responsible for the morale and welfare of over 500 squadron personnel. Following my retirement, I assumed my current position as Aerospace Science Instructor, TX-20131, Hutto High School AFJROTC in August 2013. We strive to develop citizens of character devoted to serving their community, state, and nation through a 4-year program focusing on aerospace science and leadership curriculum. We are managed by HQAFJROTC, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. 

I currently reside in Hutto, Texas. I am single and have one daughter, USAF Major Candis Woods. She is married to Darin Woods and they have one daughter, Corine (my favorite grandchild). I enjoy reading, cooking, running (all kinds of exercise), and traveling on great adventures to try amazing new food!


Phone: 512-759-4700 Ext 6171

Qualifications: AA, Aircraft Maintenance, Community College of the Air Force AA, Instructor Technology, Community College of the Air Force BS, Adult Education, Bellevue University Occupational Instructor Certificate, Community College of the Air Force Texas Teaching Certificate JROTC

Alexander Ortiz, TSgt, USAF (Ret)


I am Technical Sergeant Ortiz was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico.  I joined the Delayed Enlistment Program for the Air Force in the spring of 1998 and went on active duty Jul 1, 1998. I serve honorably for 20 years. I retired in July 2018.  My last duty assignment was as the Manager for the 7th Boom Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.  As the FOD/DOP Manager, I ensures combat mission readiness of 33 B-1B executing a robust $67M flying hours program.  Directed 10K personnel during the monthly Wing FOD walks, responsible for over 350lb of debris collected.  Supervises the Transit Alert ramp FOD sweep for 30 National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC), providing superior support for President of the United States (POTUS) Airborne Command and Control (C2) platform.  Once I retired, I was accepted as an Aerospace Science Instructor, TX-2031, Hutto High School AFJRTOC in August 2018.

  I am married to Yamina, and we have two lovely children, Xander and Yalexka. My hobbies include bible reading, basketball, paintball, and spending quality time with his family.