Jeffrey Allison

Military Professor Joint Military Operations Department
Col., U.S. Air Force
Allison, Jeffrey


Col. Jeffrey Allison is a military professor in the Joint Military Operations Department. As a career Air Force pilot, he completed numerous assignments in fighter and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. He commanded the 489th Reconnaissance Squadron and the 495th Fighter Group, and most recently assigned as the vice commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force-Afghanistan and deputy commander, NATO Air Command-Afghanistan. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the Army War College. He received an M.A. in political science from Midwestern State University Texas.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Air Warfare

Professional Highlights


Vice Cdr, 9th AETF-A, Dep Cdr NATO Air Command

Assigned in Kabul, Afghanistan in support of Operation FREEDOM'S SENTINEL and NATO's Resolute Support Mission.

Commander, 495th Fighter Group

Assigned at Shaw AFB, S.C. in command of Active Duty personnel operating F-16, F-15C, A-10 and F-35 aircraft with 23 Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard wings.

Dep Cdr, 14th Operations Group

Assigned at Columbus AFB, M.S. and Moody AFB, G.A. conducting Air Force Pilot training and Afghan A-29 Light Attack training.

Commander, 489th Reconnaissance Squadron

Assigned at Beale AFB, C.A. in command of an MC-12W flying squadron conducting operational training and forward deployments to Afghanistan.

Director of Operations, 361st Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron

Assigned in Kandahar, Afghanistan operating MC-12W and U-21 in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.

Director of Operations, AF Element & Instructor, U.S. Army CGSC

Assigned to Fort Leavenworth, K.S.


M.A., MSU Texas, Political Science

Master of Strategic Studies, Army War College

B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy, General Engineering

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