Lt. Col. Matt Bershinsky is the Deputy Commander of the 624th Regional Support Group, headquartered at Joint Base Pearl Harbor–Hickam, Hawaii. The 624th RSG is the largest Air Force Reserve presence in the Pacific, providing nearly 700 combat-ready Airmen who specialize in throughput of passengers, cargo, patients and runway repair in the Pacific and worldwide.
Lt. Col. Bershinsky entered the U.S. Army in 1989 as a combat medic. He served on active duty until 1993 before transferring to the Army National Guard. From 1994 – 1996, Lt. Col. Bershinsky attended the U.S. Army Physician Assistant School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas and accepted a commission with the Colorado Army National Guard. From 1996 – 2006, he served as a Battalion Medical Officer and deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. In 2014, after a six-year break in service, Lt. Col. Bershinsky joined the Air Force Reserves and served as a Physician Assistant and Flight Commander for the 302nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.