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.