Colonel Nathan J. List serves as the Commander, 482d Mission Support Group, 482d Fighter Wing, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla. The 482d Mission Support Group delivers mission essential capability to combatant commanders through combat readiness, quality management, peacetime deployment, and execution of Airmen who specialize in Security Forces, Aerial Port, Civil Engineering, Communications, Force Support, Logistics, Supply, Transportation, Bioenvironmental Engineering, and Contracting operations for worldwide employment. He advises wing leadership on business processes and performance involving 11 tenant units along with major command, combatant command, and Joint Chiefs of Staff programs for wartime preparedness and deployment planning and execution. Col. List establishes policies, procedures, mission goals, objectives, and organizational design for the group to ensure an environment of customer service, continuous improvement, safety, efficiency, and responsiveness to the needs of the people and organizations at Homestead ARB.

Colonel List was commissioned through the Academy of Military Science on 21 February 2003 through the deserving airman commissioning program while serving at the 610th Security Forces Squadron, NAS JRB Ft Worth, TX. His experiences span all aspects of the Security Forces career field during his career as an enlisted airman and officer. He has served in various positions from wing level to MAJCOM. He has deployed in support of Operation Southern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation New Dawn.

1999 - Associates of Arts in Criminology, Honolulu Community College, HI 2001 - Bachelors of Arts in Sociology, McMurry University, Abilene, TX
2002 - Associates of Arts in Criminal Justice, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), Air University, AL 2004 - Security Forces Basic Officer Course, Lackland AFB, TX
2008 - Squadron Officer School (SOS), Air University, AL (correspondence) 2014 - Air Command & Staff College, Air University, AL (OLMP)
2014 - Masters of Military Operational Art and Science, Air University, AL 2020 - Air War College, Air University, AL (In-Residence)
2020 - Masters of Strategic Studies, Air University, AL

1. Feb 2003 – Jun 2003, 610th Security Forces Squadron, Security Forces Officer, NAS JRB Ft Worth, TX
2. Jun 2003 – Jul 2005, 445th Security Forces Squadron, Security Forces Officer, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
3. Jul 2005 – Sep 2008, 910th Security Forces Squadron, Operations Officer, Youngstown ARS, OH
4. Sep 2008 – Jun 2014, HQ AFRC/A7S, Chief, Contingency and Readiness Plans, Robins AFB, GA
5. Jun 2014 – Feb 2017, 914th Security Forces Squadron, Commander, Niagara Falls ARS, NY
6. Feb 2017 – Jul 2019, HQ AFRC/A4S, Chief, Security Forces Operations/Training, Robins AFB, GA
7. Jul 2019 – Jun 2020, Student, Air War College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
8. Jun 2020 – Sep 2022, HQ AFRC/IGQ, Chief, Training and Analysis, Robins AFB, GA
9. Sep 2022 – Oct 2023, Reserve Advisor to the Air Mobility Command Inspector General
10. Nov 2023 – Present, Commander, 482d Mission Support Group, Homestead ARB, FL

Meritorious Service Medal w/ 4 devices
Air Force Commendation Medal w/ 1 device Air Force Achievement Medal
Gallant Unit Citation Meritorious Unit Award
AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device w/ 3 devices AF Organizational Excellence Award
AF Good Conduct Medal
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal Air Force Recognition Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal w/ 1 device Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal w/ 1 device
Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
AF Overseas Ribbon Long
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border w/ 1 device AF Longevity Service w/ 6 
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 1 'M' Device w/ 2 devices

Second Lieutenant, February 21, 2003
First Lieutenant, February 21, 2005
Captain, February 21, 2007
Major, March 14, 2012
Lieutenant Colonel, August 24, 2017
Colonel, September 6, 2022

(Current as of November 2023)