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Biography - Col Jason Bailey, CAP

Col Jason Bailey, CAPCol R. Jason Bailey assumed command of the North Carolina Wing of Civil Air Patrol on June 25th, 2016.  He serves approximately 1900 members and is responsible for compliance and mission readiness to perform the three primary missions of Emergency Service, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education throughout the state.

Col Bailey has held command positions at the squadron and group level and staff assignments up to the National level. He is a rated Ground Team Leader, Mission Observer, 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, as well as senior ratings in Safety, Command, and Personnel. 

Col 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. He has been married to Christy H Bailey for 27 years; they have two children and reside in Mebane, NC.


2012 Basic Inland SAR Management Course (AFRCC), NCWG HQ, Burlington, NC.

2013 Region Staff College, North East Region, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ

2014 National Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.


1. 2010-2011, Squadron Leadership Officer, Transportation Officer, and Emergency Services Training Officer, Burlington Composite Squadron

2. 2011-2015, Assistant Director Logistics and Logistics Transportation Officer, North Carolina Wing

3. 2011-2012, Commander, Burlington Composite Squadron, Group II, North Carolina Wing

4. 2012-2013, Commander, Group II, North Carolina Wing

5. 2013-2015, Chief of Staff, North Carolina Wing

6 March 2015-June 2016 , National Logistics Manager

7. August 2015-June 2016, Vice Commander, North Carolina Wing

8. June 2016-present, Commander, North Carolina Wing


MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS                                           

Exceptional Service Award with one clasp                         

Meritorious Service Award                        

Commander’s Commendation with three clasps                               

CAP Achievement Award with two clasps                                                             

Certificate of Recognition for Lifesaving with star              

Unit Citation with one clasp                                                         

Red Service Ribbon (5 year)                                                            

Rescue Find with three clasps                                                           

Disaster Relief with V-device

2011 North Carolina Wing Cadet Programs Officer of the Year

2012 North Carolina Wing Property Manager of the Year

2012 Middle East Region Property Manager of the Year

2013 National Property Manager of the Year

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