PRINT | E-MAIL
Colonel Jack Gardner is the Vice Commander,99th Air Base Wing, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. In this position, he supports the installation command authority for Nellis Air Force Base and the 2.9 million-acre Nevada Test and Training Range. He is responsible for all installation support, providing communications, contracting, engineering, environmental, law enforcement, logistics, medical, security, services, supply, transportation and mission support for more than 12,000 assigned service members and 313,000 family members, retirees and veterans. In addition, the 99 ABW supports the United States Air Force Warfare Center, 53rd Wing, 57th Wing, 432nd Wing, 505th Command & Control Wing, 926th Wing, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, the NTTR, 52 tenant units, over 250 fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft assigned to Nellis and nearly 1,500 visitors and temporary-duty personnel conducting business daily across the installation.
Colonel Gardner is a graduated squadron commander and has held comptroller positions at all leadership levels--wing, center, major command, headquarters, and in the deployed environment. He was born and raised in Warren, Ohio and entered the Air Force in 1995 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps at Kent State University. He is married to Kelly and has two daughters MacKenzie and Gabrielle.