219 Auburn University Regional Airport
MBA, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
BS, Auburn University
A 1974 graduate of Auburn University, Stroberg began his aviation career with his commissioning in the United States Air Force through ROTC Det 005. For the next 27 years, he served flying T-38, T-1, F-4 D, E, F and G, BAe Hawk, and U-2 aircraft. His assignments included instructor/flight examiner roles in training, fighter, and reconnaissance aircraft; command/leadership positions at the Flight, Squadron, Wing, Command, and Numbered Air Force levels; a joint tour with the United States Navy; and a three-year exchange tour with the Royal Air Force. Following his retirement from the USAF, he joined Southwest Airlines and flew LUV 737s for 16 years before retiring (again) in 2017. He returned to Auburn in 2018 becoming an instructor in the professional flight program in 2019 and an adjunct instructor in aviation management in 2020. In addition to his aviation management degree from Auburn, Eric holds a MBA in aviation from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and is a graduate of both the Royal Air Force Staff College and the United States Army War College. He received the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award in 2021.