Brigadier General ROBERT E. “ROB” JACKSON

Brig. Gen. Robert E. Jackson, Jr. is the Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Twentieth Air Force at Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. He assists the commander who is responsible for over 12,000 Airmen providing nuclear global strike and nuclear weapons sustainment for the United States Air Force. Twentieth Air Force compromises three missile wings, one air base wing, and one helicopter group.

Brig. Gen. Jackson is a distinguished graduate of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Arkansas and entered active duty in 1992. He served in a number of nuclear operations positions while on active duty and transitioned to the Air Force Reserve in 2001. Brig. Gen. Jackson has held a variety of assignments including health services administrator, executive officer, operational test and evaluation squadron commander, space acquisition officer, and nuclear operations staff assignments at a numbered Air Force, Headquarters Air Force, and major command.

In his civilian occupation, Brig. Gen. Jackson is a senior operational test and evaluation engineer for a U. S. defense contractor.

1991 Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark. 1992 Undergraduate Missile Training, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
2002 Master of Business Administration, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D.
2004 Health Services Administration Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2005 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2007 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2012 Space Professional Development 200, Colorado Springs, Colo.
2012 Space Professional Development 300, Peterson AFB, Colo.
2013 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2015 Advanced Joint Professional Military Education, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2017 Reserve Component National Security Course, National Defense University, Washington D.C.
2023 Senior Leader Orientation Training, Andrews AFB, Md.
2023 Senior Leader Security Seminar, Montross, Va.
2023 Enterprise Leadership Seminar, Chapel Hill, N.C.
2024 Leading Data and AI-Enabled Organizations, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
2024 Senior Leader Orientation Course, Andrews AFB, Md.

1. May 1992–July 1996, Missile Combat Crew Deputy Commander, Missile Combat Crew Commander, and Assistant Flight Commander/Instructor, 446th Missile Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D.
2. July 1996–April 1998, Code Controller, 321st Operations Support Squadron, Grand Forks AFB, N.D.
3. February 2001–September 2005, Health Services Administrator and Unit Deployment Manager, 934th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Minneapolis-St Paul IAP, Minn.
4. September 2005–August 2011, Deputy Flight Commander and Flight Commander, 14th Test Squadron, Schriever AFB, Colo.
5. August 2011–April 2013, Executive Officer, 310th Operations Group, Schriever AFB, Colo.
6. April 2013–June 2017, Commander, 14th Test Squadron, Schriever AFB, Colo.
7. June 2017–October 2018, Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Director, Space Superiority Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
8. October 2018–December 2021, Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Director of Operations and Communications, 20th Air Force, F. E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
10. December 2021–December 2022, Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Chief, Nuclear Force Development Division, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Force, Washington D.C.
11. December 2022–January 2024, Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Operations and Communications, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale AFB, La.
12. January 2024–present, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, 20th Air Force, F. E. Warren AFB, Wyo.

Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Humanitarian Service Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal
National Defense Service Medal

Master Missile Operations Badge Command Space Operations Badge Medical Service Corps Badge

(Current as of May 2024)