Markie, Jr. 

Joint Air Power Competence Centre (2016-2019)

Colonel Edwin Markie, Jr. (USA AF) is an Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) and Air Transport (AT) Subject Matter Expert (SME) assigned to NATO’s Joint Air Power Competence Centre in Kalkar, Germany. Prior to arriving at the JAPCC, he was Commander of the 321st Air Mobility Operations Squadron providing theatre-level command and control (C2). Colonel Markie brings more than 20 years of experience in air transport and air-to-air refuelling operations, instruction, and staff operations. Colonel Markie is the Chairman of NATO’s Air Refuelling Working Group and member of the Global Air-to-Air Refuelling Strategy (GAS) Team. He has also contributed to air transport studies, initiatives, and training courses. Colonel Markie earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his M.S. in Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Information provided is current as of July 2019

From the Author

Aerial Tanking in 2035

A Conceptual Look at Passing Gas
By Col 
Markie, Jr. 
‘In-flight refuelling converts the tactical fighter into a strategic, long-range participant.’ Anthony Mason, Royal Air Force Air Vice Marshal Predicting the future is a tenuous endeavour at best, as there are simply too many variables [...]

Increasing Interoperability in NATO’s Air-Delivery Cargo Fleet

By Col 
Markie, Jr. 
The emphasis on air integration is very important to us. We know that we are never going to fight alone – it’s always going to be joint, it’s always going to be combined. Which is [...]

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