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NATO Allied Command Transformation Deputy Chief of Staff Capability Development confirmed his participation in the FFF

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey “Jeff” Lofgren is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Capability Development, Headquarters Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk, Virginia. He acts as the Allied Command Transformation's Director for NATO capability development providing guidance, direction and coordination to a directorate consisting of 26 branches that are functionally grouped to focus on NATO Defence planning, capability engineering and innovation, command and control, deployability and sustainability capabilities.  The general supports the commander with emphasis on improving alliance interoperability in order to enhance NATO's operational capabilities to meet NATO's current and future requirements.  
General Lofgren entered the Air Force in 1984 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School, he has served as an F-16 instructor pilot at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. and Luke AFB, Arizona. In 1992, he was selected to be one of the initial cadre for the standup of the composite wing at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. 
The general's staff assignments include Headquarters U.S. Air Force as Joint Requirement Oversight Council coordinator, the Joint Staff J8, in the Force Structure, Resources and Assessment Directorate and as Deputy Director of Operations for USNORTHCOM, Peterson AFB, Colorado, where he was responsible for all homeland defense, defense support to civil authorities and theater security initiatives in Mexico, Canada and the U.S..
The general commanded the 14th Fighter Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, deploying to Prince Sultan AB, Saudi Arabia, in support of Operation Southern Watch where he flew combat sorties in the F-16. He has also commanded the 388th Operations Group at Hill AFB, Utah, the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea and the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest Asia. 
He further commanded the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Nellis AFB, Nevada, where he was responsible for shaping the way our force fights through operational testing, tactics development and advanced training, in air, space, and cyberspace at the operational and tactical levels.  His most recent assignment was as the Deputy Commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, and Deputy, Combined Forces Air Component Commander, U.S. Central Command, Southwest Asia. As the deputy, the general is responsible for the command and control of a 20-nation area of responsibility covering Central and Southwest Asia.
He is a command pilot with more than 3,000 flight hours in the F-16, KC-10 and training aircraft.