Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Mike Rasco was commissioned from the University of Alabama – Birmingham (UAB) into the Transportation Corps, later named the Logistics Corps. After a 25-year career in the US Army, Mike joins PAC3 as the Director of Army Operations and Program Development. Mike brings a diverse background as a retired army logistician. While growing up in the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Mike served in the Main Support Battalion, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2-17 Cavalry Squadron, and Division Transportation Office during his tenure. Following his time as a Screaming Eagle, Mike’s focused his efforts on the Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA) where he supported the California wildfires, presidential inauguration, Hurricanes Ike and Gustav and developing the DoD structure for natural disasters. Mike was hand-selected to write aviation doctrine for the PAKMIL in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Following his Pakistan tour, Mike deployed to Afghanistan, with Army Sustainment Command (ASC) to lead retrograde operations. He later returned to ASC headquarters to work as the Director of Operations in the G4. After six deployments, Mike brings a wealth of tactical, operational and strategic knowledge, specifically in the area of logistics, as well as other PAC3 capabilities. Mike is eager to join the PAC3 team and continue his support to our country.
Mike and his wife, Merry, have three children in the local school system. Mike takes great pride in being a native of Alabama and spends much of his free time working toward the benefits of wounded warriors within his local area. Mike enjoys the outdoors, hunting, camping, golfing, and has been known to fish a bass tournament or two.