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Commander

Col Jonathan W Lartigue

Col Jonathan W. Lartigue has been a senior member of Civil Air Patrol for nearly 15 years and has served at the squadron, wing, region, and national levels of CAP.  He is a level 1 incident commander, a mission pilot, and has taught for the Mission Aircrew School at the National Emergency Services Academy and at the Cadet Aviation Ground School.  He has served on many notable CAP missions including the responses for the Deepwater Horizon disaster and Hurricanes Michael, Florence, and Matthew.  In addition to his other duties, he currently serves on the national aerospace education staff as a STEM kit coordinator.

Col Lartigue holds Doctor of Philosophy and Masters degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Auburn University.  He has worked for much of his career in the defense and aerospace industries, was one of the world's first developers of mobile Apps, and has taught as an assistant professor of software engineering.  He is an FAA certified private pilot, remote pilot, advanced ground instructor, and instrument ground instructor.

You can contact Col Lartigue at JLartigue@iawg.cap.gov

 

 


Vice Commander

Maj Jason Steven Erickson

 

 


Command NCO

CMSgt Paul E Wallace

Chief Master Sergeant Paul E Wallace serves the Iowa Wing as Command NCO, Assistant Director of Operations, and Maintenance Officer. He is also an Orientation Pilot, sUAS Check Pilot, and aircrew member.

Chief Master Sergeant Paul E Wallace is the Superintendent, 455th Expeditionary Operations Group, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The group includes close air support; combat search and rescue and personnel recovery; intra-theater air mobility; electronic attack; and aeromedical evacuation in support of Operation FREEDOM’S SENTINEL and RESOLUTE SUPPORT missions. He is the senior enlisted advisor to the Operations Group Commander on all matters affecting combat operations, health, morale, welfare, discipline and effective utilization of over 350 Total Force Airmen assigned to six squadrons at Bagram Airfield.

You can contact CMSgt Wallace at PWallace@iawg.cap.gov

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