Draper, Doug

Master Sergeant Doug

475 Enka Lake Road
Candler, NC 28715

MSgt Draper is the U.S. Air Force Aerospace Science Instructor (ASI).  He enlisted in the USAF in March 1989 and completed his active duty military career as a Munitions Systems Manager. MSgt Draper has worked as a Munitions Technician and a Nuclear Munitions Handling Technician.  He has worked in Munitions Maintenance, Nuclear Munitions Handling, Munitions Accountability, Munitions Inspection and Precision Guided Munitions sections.

MSgt Draper has seen duty in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iraq, Kuwait and Turkey. He was also assigned to bases in Iceland, Germany and the United Kingdom.  While in the United Kingdom he was a certified NATO Evaluator. His assignments in the United States include Texas, Colorado, Florida, New York, Louisiana and North Carolina. He has attended the In-Residence USAF Airman Leadership School, Non-Commissioned Officer School and Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Seminar.

MSgt Draper is in his 12th year as an Air Force JROTC Instructor.  He retired in October 2010 after almost 22 years active service.  He has been married for 28 years and has one son.

MSgt Draper has been certified as an Outstanding Instructor Award recipient in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020. MSgt Draper was also one of eight Instructors selected as a Regional Enlisted Instructor of the Year in 2020.  He also holds an Advanced Instructor Certification.

MSgt Draper has competed in triathlon and duathlon at the local, National and International level. He's raced in three World Duathlon Championships (Australia, Canada and Spain).  MSgt Draper again qualified to race at the International level in Targu Mures, Romania as a member of the 2022 TEAM USA delegation.


  • 1992 - In-Residence USAF Airman Leadership School
  • 2000 - USAF Non-Commissioned Officer School
  • 2008 - Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Seminar
  • 2010 - Munitions Systems Technology Degree / USAF Air University / Mount Olive College
  • 2018 - Advanced Instructor Certification