Colonel NICHOLAS E. DELCOUR

Colonel Nicholas E. Delcour serves as the Deputy Wing Commander, 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing, headquartered on Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The Wing consists of two Air Mobility Operations Groups (AMOG) the 721st AMOG at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and the 521st AMOG at Naval Air Station Rota, Spain. The Wing provides all Command and Control, en route maintenance support, and air transportation services for theater and strategic air mobility missions in Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia.

Colonel Delcour received his commission from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1999 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics. During previous staff assignments at Headquarters, United States Strategic Command, he served as a Branch Chief for Operations Planning, a Section Chief in Non-kinetic Operations, and Executive Officer to the Director, Global Operations. Prior to his current assignment, Colonel Delcour was Chief of Mobility Air Forces Division, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters Air Force.

Colonel Delcour is a command pilot with over 4,750 hours in the E-11A, C-17A, C-5A/B/C, T-1, and T-37.

EDUCATION
1999 Bachelor of Science, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Mo.
2006 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., by correspondence
2006 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2008 Master of Aeronautical Science degree, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (distance-learning)
2009 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2012 Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
2012 Joint Forces Staff College, Joint Professional Military Education, Phase II, Norfolk Naval Support Activity, Va.
2014 Air War College, Maxwell, AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2020 Master of Strategic Studies degree, United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pa
2020 United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. February 2000–January 2001, Executive Officer, 30th Airlift Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan
2. February 2001–March 2002, student, specialized undergraduate pilot training, Laughlin AFB, Texas
3. April 2002–July 2002, Student, C-5 Qualification School, Altus AFB, Okla.
4. August 2002–February 2006, C-5 Aircraft Commander, 21st Airlift Squadron and Air Mobility Director, 60th Operations Group, Travis AFB, Calif.
5. March 2006–June 2006, Student, C-17 Qualification School, Altus AFB, Okla.
6. July 2006–June 2011, C-17 Evaluator Aircraft Commander, 7th Airlift Squadron and Deputy Director of the Joint Basing Initiative and Chief Air Force Liaison Officer for the Joint Integration Office, 62d Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
7. June 2011–June 2012, Student, Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
8. June 2012–August 2012, Student, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk NSA, Va.
9. September 2012–May 2015, Chief, Aircraft Employment Section, Employment Strategy Branch, Non- kinetic Operations Division, and Executive Officer to the Director, Global Operations, US Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb.
10. May 2015–August 2015, Student, C-17 Instructor Requalification School, Altus AFB, Okla.
11. August 2015–July 2017, Director of Operations and C-17 Instructor Aircraft Commander, 15th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, S.C.
12. July 2017–July 2018, Commander and E-11A Evaluator Aircraft Commander, 430th Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan
13. August 2018–July 2019, Deputy Director, Global Readiness and Deputy Director, Command and Control, 618th Air Operations Center, Scott, AFB. Ill.
14. August 2019–June 2020, Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.
15. June 2020–May 2021, Senior Executive Officer to the Director of Strategic Plans, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington D.C.
16. June 2021–May 2022, Chief, Mobility Air Forces Division, Training and Readiness Directorate, Headquarters Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
17. May 2022–Present, Deputy Wing Commander, 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing, Ramstein AB, Germany

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. September 2012–May 2015, Chief, Aircraft Employment Section, Employment Strategy Branch, Non-kinetic Operations Division, and Executive Officer to the Director, Global Operations, US Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Neb., as a Lieutenant Colonel

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Command Pilot
Hours Flown: More than 4,750, including over 1,600 combat hours Aircraft Flown: E-11A, C-17A, C-5A/B/C, T-1, T-37

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters Air Medal with nine oak leaf clusters Aerial Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster Air Force Commendation Medal Air Force Achievement Medal Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Nuclear Defense Operations Service Medal Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border and three oak leaf clusters

(Current as of August 2023)
 

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