Justin Reynolds joined The Cohen Group after eleven years in the United States Air Force where he led combat and peacetime airlift operations and logged over 3,000 hours as a C-17 Globemaster III pilot. In his final assignment, Justin served as an Instructor/Evaluator pilot and the Director of Operations for a deployed C-17 flying unit responsible for combat airlift operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
From 2009–2013, Justin was a primary instructor training pilot in the aerobatic T-6 Texan II. As the 37th Flying Training Squadron’s Chief Evaluator and Functional Check Flight pilot he was charged with overseeing the training of U.S. and international military pilots. In 2012 Justin was selected to attend the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies where he completed the Program in Advanced Security Studies.
Justin received a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2016. Justin also received his MA in Ancient and Classical History from American Military University (2010) and his BA in History from the University of Alabama (2003). He has been awarded two Meritorious Service Medals, an Air Force Commendation Medal, and five Air Medals. Justin continues to serve as a C-17 pilot in the Air Force Reserve.