Vice Commander - South
COLONEL R. JASON BAILEY
Colonel R Jason Bailey, is the Vice Commander / South of Civil Air Patrol’s Mid-Atlantic Region, serving in this role since November 2020. Colonel Bailey previously served as the North Carolina Wing Commander from 2016 to 2020 and has held command positions at the Wing, Squadron, and Group level and staff assignments up to the National level. Among his Emergency Services ratings, he is a Ground Team Leader, Mission Pilot, Cadet Orientation Pilot, and Incident Commander. He has served as the Director of the Middle East Region Staff College and Middle East Region Cadet Leadership School. He holds master ratings in Administration, Communications, Logistics, Cadet Programs, Emergency Services, Professional Development, and Command as well as senior ratings in Safety and Personnel.
Colonel Bailey was born and raised in Mebane, North Carolina. He is employed by Avista Technologies, Inc., as applications and sales manager for the Southeastern United States