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Col Jonathan Mumme

Commander, 159th Fighter Wing

Col Jonathan D. Mumme is the Commander, 159th Fighter Wing, Louisiana Air National Guard, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Louisiana.  As Wing Commander, he is responsible for formulating, developing and coordinating all policies, plans and programs affecting more than 1,500 Louisiana Air National Guard Airmen and civilians throughout the State.
Col Mumme received his commission in 1999 from the Reserve Officers Training Corps at Texas State University and his Air Force Wings in 2001 from Undergraduate Pilot Training at Laughlin Air Force Base, TX.  He began his operational flying career in the F-15C Eagle at Eglin AFB, FL where he served as an Instructor Pilot.  He transitioned to the F-16 Fighting Falcon for the 64th Aggressor Squadron providing adversary support to numerous exercises at Nellis AFB, NV, including Red Flag, USAF Weapons School Mission Employment and both Operational and Developmental Test.  He served as initial cadre for the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson AFB, AK bringing professional adversary capability to the newly formed Red Flag-Alaska exercises.  Col Mumme transferred into the 159th Fighter Wing, Louisiana Air National Guard in 2010 and graduated from the USAF Weapons School in 2012.  He has served as the Program Manager, Chief of Weapons and Tactics, Director of Operations of the 122d Fighter Squadron, Commander of the 159th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and Commander of the 159th Operations Group.  Col Mumme has flown 62.9 combat hours over Iraq, during Operations Southern Watch and IRAQI FREEDOM.  He commands LA ANG forces when conducting DSCA operations in order to mitigate loss of life and property.  Prior to assuming his current position, Col Mumme served as the 159th Fighter Wing’s Vice Commander.
1999   Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
1999   Aerospace Basic Course, Maxwell, AFB, AL
2003   Fighter Electronic Combat Officer Course, Nellis AFB, NV
2003   AMRAAM Warfighter Course, Luke AFB, AZ
2004   Joint Air Commander Syllabus, Nellis AFB, NV
2005   CGO Professional Development Program, Nellis AFB, NV
2006   Expeditionary Combat Skills Course, Nellis AFB, NV
2007   Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL
2012   United States Air Force Weapons School, Nellis AFB, NV
2014   Air Command and Staff College, Correspondence
2016   Accelerated Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Sheppard AFB, TX
2018   Air War College, Correspondence
  1.  July 1999–May 2000, Casual Lt/Assistant Scheduler, 9FS, Holloman AFB, NM
  2.  May 2000–September 2001, UPT, 84/85FTS, Laughlin AFB, TX
  3.  September 2001–July 2002, F-15C RTU, 2FS, Tyndall AFB, FL
  4.  July 2002–October 2003, F-15C Pilot, Chief of Mobility, 58FS, Eglin AFB, FL
  5.  October 2003–September 2004, F-15C Pilot, Chief 33FW Plans, 33OSS, Eglin AFB, FL
  6.  September 2004–March 2005, F-15C IP, Activities Security Manager, 58FS, Eglin AFB, FL
  7.  March 2005–September 2006, F-16 IP, Chief of Stan Eval & Safety, 64AGRS, Nellis AFB, NV
  8.  September 2006–August 2007, F-16 IP, Academic Flt/CC, 64AGRS, Nellis AFB, NV
  9.  August 2007–October 2008, F-16 SEFE, C Flt/CC, 18AGRS, Eielson AFB, AK
  10.  October 2008–December 2009, F-16 SEFE, Chief of Weapons, 18AGRS, Eielson AFB, AK
  11.  January 2010–December 2012, F-15C IP, Wing PM, 159FW, NAS JRB New Orleans, LA
  12.  December 2012–April 2015, F-15C IP, Chief of Weapons, 122FS, NAS JRB New Orleans, LA
  13.  April 2015–September 2015, Director of Operations, 122FS, NAS JRB New Orleans, LA
  14.  September 2015–July 2017, Commander, 159AMXS, NAS JRB New Orleans, LA
  15.  July 2017–October 2019, Commander, 159OG, NAS JRB New Orleans, LA
  16.  October 2019–November 2020, Vice Commander, 159FW, NAS JRB New Orleans, LA
  17.  December 2020–Present, Commander, 159th Fighter Wing, NAS JRB New Orleans, LA
Rating:  Command Pilot            
Flight Hours:  More than 2590             
Aircraft flown:  T-38A, AT-38, F-16C/D, F-15C/D
Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Combat Action Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with two oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon w/gold border
Air Force Longevity Service Award with silver oak leaf cluster
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with one device
Air Force Training Ribbon
Louisiana General Excellence
Louisiana Longevity Medal
F-15C USAFWS Academic Award Winner, USAFWS
PACAF Aviation Safety Well Done Award, 18AGRS
Polar Bear Award, Arctic Survival School
Top Third Graduate, SOS
Distinguished Graduate, RTU
Distinguished Graduate, IFF
Air-to-Air Top Gun, IFF
Flying Training Award, UPT
Second Lieutenant June 11, 1999
First Lieutenant June 11, 2001
Captain June 11, 2003
Major March 1, 2009
Lieutenant Colonel April 29, 2014
Colonel July 31, 2019