Please join the SAME Atlanta Post as we welcome our August speaker, Colonel (COL) James P. Hickman, Command Civil Engineer, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
COL James P. Hickman
Command Civil Engineer,
Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command
Robins Air Force Base, Georgia
COL Hickman is responsible for the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operations of all facilities and systems for the Command. The Air Force Reserve Command is one of 10 Air Force major commands. With more than 70,000 personnel assigned, it is one of the largest major commands. Air Force Reserve Command’s 35 wings and 10 independent groups operate at nine reserve bases, 54 active duty, joint reserve, Air National Guard bases, and five miscellaneous locations throughout the Air Force. The Command provides support to each of the other Air Force Major Commands and to combatant commanders across the globe..
Colonel Hickman is a 1992 Air Force ROTC distinguished graduate of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, with a Bachelor of Architecture. He has served in a range of civil engineer and career broadening positions at base level, numbered Air Force, major command, Air Staff and various intelligence mission partners.
While at the Pentagon, Colonel Hickman performed flying wing operations analysis of fighter, cargo, and SOF units and then helped define future Air Force capability requirements via the AF CONOPS. He served as the Baghdad regional Facility Engineer Team Commander. He was the Air Base Group deputy serving with the NSA community at RAF Menwith Hill, UK. He oversaw execution of a $2B global construction program and contributed to the legacy of the famous Red Tails as the 332 Mission Support Group Commander, leading 7 squadrons.
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