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Major General Jay H. Lindell, BS, MPA, MSM, BS, DFC, LM, DSSM, SS

 

Major General (R) Jay H. Lindell, BS, MPA, MSM, BS, DFC, LM, DSSM, SS - U.S. Air Force (Retired) - Senior Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Major General Jay H. Lindell, BS, MPA, MSM, BS, DFC, LM, DSSM, SS

Major General Jay H. Lindell retired from the United States Air Force in 2012 and is a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978  from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Public Administration degree in 1987 from Troy State University, and is a graduate of the 1983 U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School, 1984 Squadron Officer School, 1992 Army Command and General Staff College, 1995 Air War College, and the 2002 National Security Management Course at Syracuse University.

Major General Lindell has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and was the past Director of Global Power Programs at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at Headquarters, U.S. Air Force in Washington, D.C. He was responsible for directing, planning and programming for 170 Air Force, joint service and international programs with a $10 billion annual budget.

Major General Lindell entered the Air Force in 1978 following graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy, and he attended undergraduate pilot training at Williams Air Force Base in Arizona. He is a command pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours, primarily in the F-111 and F-16 aircraft. He has had numerous operational and staff assignments, to include commanding the 35th Fighter Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, and the 27th Operations Group, Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico. He previously served as Deputy Commanding General, Combined Air Power Transition Force, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan, and had operational deployments in Operation Eldorado Canyon in 1986 and Operation Desert Storm in 1991.

Major General Lindell’s awards and decorations include the Silver Star, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters, and numerous other campaign and service medals and awards.

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Major General Jay H. Lindell is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

 
 

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