Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Graduate Studies
Worldwide College of Aeronautics
Worldwide campus

​Dr. Chris Walach retired from the U.S. Army in 2008 as a senior Lieutenant Colonel, Battalion Commander, and Master Aviator of an Apache Longbow Helicopter unit with two tours of duty in combat.  He is a decorated combat aviator with more than 600 combat flight hours.  He has a FAA commercial helicopter license with an instrument rating; rated in four single and twin-engine advanced military helicopters.  He holds a Master of Science and Doctor of Management (DM) from the University of Maryland, University College.  He has been interviewed and appeared on national and international news networks as an expert military analyst and has been interviewed or quoted by numerous state, national, and global news outlets as an unmanned aviation expert.  His combat unit he commanded during the Iraq War was highlighted in the Google E-Book, Tip of the Spear (Hellfire and Brimstone) and in a 2013 DreamWorks movie.  He is an inventor, published military writer, business management scholar presenting evidence-based research at two international academic conferences, is a published co-author of research in the International Journal of Unmanned Systems Engineering (IJUSEng), and he is a former small business owner. 

  • D.Mgt. - Doctor of Management in Management, University of Maryland System : University College
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Management/Human Resources Management, University of Maryland System : University College

  • CPL - Commercial Pilot License

  • UNSY 620: sUAS Optnl Plan & Sfty Mgmt

UNSY 691