Jack Gregory is the Chief of Staff, Air Force Flight Test Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. He is the executive management authority for the AFFTC Commander, facilitating the flow of information between the center staff and the commander. Mr. Gregory manages the daily operations of the support staff and coordinates center activities with internal and external AFFTC customers.
Mr. Gregory retired from the Air Force at the rank of colonel in October 2007. His last active duty assignment was as Vice Commander, Eleventh Air Force (Pacific Air Forces), Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. His other assignments include flying duties throughout the U.S. and Europe as a Pilot and Instructor Pilot in the F-4 and F-16, and staff assignments in South Korea and at the Pentagon. He commanded at the squadron and group levels, was qualified as a joint specialty officer and is a former Vice Commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center. He entered civil service and assumed his current position in October 2007.
1978 Bachelor of science degree in biology, Berry College, Mt. Berry, Ga.
1983 Squadron Officer School, Distinguished Graduate, Maxwell AFB.
1991 Air Command and Staff College, Distinguished Graduate, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1993 Joint and Combined Staff Officer Course, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
1994 Master of public administration, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla.
2000 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2000 Master of strategic studies, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1. November 1978 - March 1979, Student, Officer Training School, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. April 1979 - March 1980, Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, Vance AFB, Okla.
3. April 1980 - June 1980, Student, Fighter Lead-in Training, Holloman AFB, N.M.
4. July 1980 - February 1981, Student, F-4 Flight Training, Homestead AFB, Fla.
5. March 1981 - December 1983, F-4 Pilot and Instructor pilot, 68th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Moody AFB, Ga.
6. January 1984 - December 1986, F-4 and F-16 Instructor Pilot, 512th Tactical Fighter Squadron and Wing Executive Officer, 86th Tactical Fighter Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
7. January 1987 - July 1990, F-16 Instructor Pilot, Flight Commander and 12th Air Force F-16 Demonstration Pilot, 314th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.
8. August 1990 - June 1991, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9. September 1991 - June 1993, Staff Officer, Joint U.S. Military Affairs Group-Korea, Yongsan Army Garrison, Seoul, South Korea
10. June 1993 - September 1993, Student, Joint and Combined Staff Officer Course, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
11. September 1993 - May 1996, Assistant Operations Officer, 78th Fighter Squadron; Chief, Standardization and Evaluation, 20th Operations Group; Operations Officer, 77th Fighter Squadron; Chief of Safety, 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw AFB, S.C.
12. June 1996 - July 1998, Commander, 425th Fighter Squadron, Luke AFB, Ariz.
13. July 1998 - July 1999, Politico-Military Affairs Officer, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
14. August 1999 - June 2000, Student, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
15. June 2000 - August 2001, Chief, Middle East and Africa Division, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
16. August 2001 - July 2003, Commander, 53d Weapons Evaluation Group, Tyndall AFB, Fla.
17. July 2003 - July 2005, Vice Commander, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, Calif.
18. August 2005 - July 2007, Vice Commander, Eleventh Air Force, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
19. October 2007 - present, Chief of Staff, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, Calif.
Rating: Command pilot
Flight Hours: more than 3,400
Aircraft flown: F-4D/E and F-16A/B/C/D
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters
Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
(Current as of June 2012)