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Department of Aeronautics

Faculty and Staff

 

Lt Col Jacque JoffrionLt Col Jacque Joffrion

Instructor

EDUCATION:
MS, Electrical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2005
USAF Test Pilot School, 2004
BS, Electrical Engineering, USAF Academy, 1996

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
U.S. Air Force Academy, Instructor, 2012-present, full time
USAF Test Pilot School, Instructor, 2010-2012, part time
USAF Test Pilot School, Instructor, 2009-2010, full time
National Defense Intelligence College, Research Fellow, 2008-2009, full time

NON-ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
Director of Operations, Airborne Laser Test Bed Combined Test Force, Edwards AFB, CA
Regional Desk Officer / Air Planner, Joint Special Operations Task Force-Trans Sahara
Director, Curriculum Standards Division, USAF Test Pilot School, Edwards AFB, CA
Deputy Chief of Aircrew Training, 412th Ops Group, Edwards AFB, CA
Executive Officer, Wing Plans & Programs, 379 Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Udeid AB
B-1B Flight Commander / Experimental Test Pilot, 419 FLTS, Edwards AFB, CA
Assistant Flight Commander / B-1 Instructor Pilot, 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth AFB, SD
Deputy Director of Plans / B-1 Aircraft Commander, 9th Bomb Squadron, Dyes AFB, TX

Flight Test Experience: Aero 456 Flight Test Techniques Course Director, Airborne Laser Ballistic Missile Tracking/Engagement, B-1B Laptop Controlled Targeting Pod, B-1B Defensive Avionics Upgrade, B-1B Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod Initial Integration, Extended Range Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM-ER), Guided Bomb Unit (GBU)-38, B-1B Dual CPUM and Sustainment Block 11 and 12 Avionics Flight Software, F-16 Link-16 Data Link, C 12C Auto Pilot, C-12C 3-D Audio System

Aircraft flown: A-10C, AC-130U, AS-355, AT-6A, B-1B, C-12C, C-130J, C-17A, Cessna 150, Cessna 172, DC-3, F-15D, F-16B/D, G-103, HU-16, KC-135R, LJ-24D, Mig-15, NF 16D, NP-3D, PA28-180, T-1A, T-2C, T-34C, T-37, T-38A/B/C, T-3A, T-41D, T-43A, T-53A, T-6A, TG-10A, TG-4A, TG-9A, TH-6B, YAL-1 (Airborne Laser)

CERTIFICATIONS OR PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:
FAA
Airline Transport Pilot, Airplane Multiengine Land
Commercial Pilot, Airplane Single Engine Land
Flight Instructor: Airplane Single Engine, Airplane Multiengine, Instrument Airplane
Type Ratings: Boeing 747-400, Beechcraft BE-200

Level 2, Test and Evaluation, Defense Acquisition University

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANZATIONS:
Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP)
Eta Kappa Nu – Electrical Engineering Honor Society

HONORS AND AWARDS:
-USAF Academy Department of Aeronautics Field Grade Officer of the Quarter
-Airborne Laser Team Awards
--AFFTC Directed Energy Weapons Safety Outstanding Achievement Award
--AFMC Collier Trophy Nominee
--2011 Aviation Week & Space Technology Laureate for Defense/Govt
--2010 Air Force Association Theodore von Karman Award
--2010 Lt Gen Thomas Ferguson, Jr Sys Eng Excellence Group Award
--2010 412OG Test Team of the Year
-USAF Test Pilot School Field Grade Officer of the Quarter
-Air Force Flight Test Center Team of the Quarter
-Air Force Flight Test Center Safety Aircrew Award
-2 x Squadron Instructor of the Quarter
-Boeing Silver Eagle Award for B-1B / Sniper Targeting Pod Integration
-2 time winner of 7th Operations Group Quality Performer of the Month
-9th Bomb Squadron Crew of the Quarter
-Military Awards include: USAF Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Aerial Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, AF Outstanding Unit Award, AF Organizational Excellence Award, National Defense Service Medal, Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

SERVICE ACTIVITIES (inside/outside institution):
Rated Advisor to the Dean of Faculty, USAFA
Academic Advisor, Department of Aeronautics, USAFA

RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITES (within the last five years):
Air War College, Correspondence, Maxwell AFB, AL – in progress
Intermediate Developmental Education, in-residence, NDIC, Bolling AFB, DC, 2009

U.S. Air Force Academy, USAFA, CO 80840, (719) 333-1110 DSN: 333-1110, Updated: 22 Dec 14
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