Colonel

Jay R. 

Bickley 

Joint Air Power Competence Centre (2009-2011)

Col Jay R. Bickley is the Branch Head, Combat Air Branch, North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) in Kalkar Germany. The JAPCC provides innovative and timely advice and subject matter expertise, both proactively and responsively, for the transformation of Joint Air and Space Power to the Alliance and Nations. As a Centre of Excellence, with a strategic and operational level focus, it offers independent thought, analysis and solutions.

Col Bickley completed pilot training at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas in December 1991. He has served as a Flight Commander, Director of Operations and Squadron Commander. He is a command pilot with more than 4300 hours of flight time including 160 hours in combat.

Information provided is current as of March 2010

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