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BRIGADIER GENERAL JON A. WEEKS

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Brig. Gen. Jon A. Weeks is Mobilization Assistant to the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Director of Operations. As Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, General Weeks advises on all Reserve component matters and oversees Reserve force readiness, integration, operations, and mobilization in time of crisis and war. He assists with leading a worldwide organization of more than 19,000 personnel, 227 aircraft and $15.2 billion of assets.

General Weeks has commanded at the Squadron, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component and Wing level, with more than 12 months of combat command in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Additionally, General Weeks has flown more than 400 hours of combat time in support of operations Just Cause, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, and has also deployed in support of operations Uphold Democracy and Southern Watch.

Prior to his current assignment General Weeks was Commander, Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

EDUCATION
1983 Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Troy University, Troy, Ala.
1995 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
2000 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2005 Air War College, by correspondence
2007 Joint Air and Space Operations Senior Staff Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2008 Joint Special Operations Air Component Commanders Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2011 Master of Business Administration, TUI University, Cypress, Calif.
2011 Senior Managers Course in National Security, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
2012 U.S. Air Force Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
2012 Africa Regional Seminar: U.S. Foreign Policy and Security Challenges, Alan L. Freed Associates, Capitol Hill Club, Washington D.C.
2012 National and International Leadership Seminar, Alan L. Freed Associates, Capitol Hill Club, Washington D.C.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. December 1983 - November 1984, undergraduate pilot training, Vance Air Force Base, Okla.
2. November 1984 - April 1985, C-130 initial training, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
3. April 1985 - November 1990, AC-130H Pilot, Aircraft Commander, Section Scheduler, Chief of Squadron Current Operations, 16th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
4. November 1990 - September 1991, C-130E/H Aircraft Commander, 815th Airlift Squadron, Keesler AFB, Miss.
5. September 1991 - March 1997, AC-130A Aircraft Commander, 711th Special Operations Squadron, Eglin AFB, Field 3 (Duke Field), Fla.
6. March 1997 - September 2005, MC-130E Aircraft Commander, Instructor Pilot, Chief Pilot, Assistant Director of Operations, 711th Special Operations Squadron, Eglin AFB, Field 3 (Duke Field), Fla.
7. September 2005 - February 2008, Commander, 711th Special Operations Squadron, Eglin AFB, Field 3 (Duke Field), Fla.
8. February 2008 - April 2009, Vice Commander, 919th Special Operations Wing, Eglin AFB, Field 3 (Duke Field), Fla.
9. April 2009 - December 2010, Commander, 919th Special Operations Wing, Eglin AFB, Field 3 (Duke Field), Fla.
10. December 2010 - November 2012, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Twenty-third Air Force and Director of Operations, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
11. November 2012 - February 2013, Special Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
12. February 2013 – January 2014, Commander, Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
13. January 2014 – present, Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Operations, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Command pilot
Flight Hours: More than 5,000 military, including 415 in combat
Aircraft Flown: C-130E/H, AC-130H, C-130A, AC-130A, MC-130E, B-727, L-1011, MD-88, B-737, B-757, B-767 and B-777

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross with "V" device and two bronze oak leaf clusters
Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Medal with silver and bronze oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Combat Action Medal
Gallant Unit Citation
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Award
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with three campaign stars
Iraq Campaign Medal with two campaign stars
NATO Medal

PROMOTIONS
Second Lieutenant Sept. 9, 1983
First Lieutenant Sept. 9, 1985
Captain Sept. 9, 1987
Major June 3, 1997
Lieutenant Colonel Sept. 4, 2003
Colonel Sept. 1, 2007
Brigadier General June 20, 2012

(Current as of January 2014)