Colonel Jeremy Weihrich is the Deputy Commander, 477th Fighter Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Prior to this assignment, Col Weihrich served as the Special Assist to the Commander, 477th FG; Commander, 302d Fighter Squadron; Commander, 477th Operations Support Squadron; Chief of Stan/Eval, 477th FG; Director of Operations, 302d FS; and Chief of Weapons and Tactics, 302d FS.
Col Weihrich earned his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1999. He is a graduate and former instructor of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School and is a command pilot with more than 2,400 flying hours in the T-37, T-38, F-15 A/C/D, and F-22A. Col Weihrich served 12 years in the active duty Air Force before joining the Air Force Reserve in 2011 where he currently serves as a Traditional Reservist.
1999 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Air Force Academy, CO
2006 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL, in-residence
2009 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2020 Air War College, by correspondence
2022 Master of Arts Degree in Theological Studies, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
Rating: Command pilot
Flight hours: 2,400+
Aircraft flown: T-37, T-38, F-15A/C/D, F-22A
1. Aug 1999 – Feb 2001, Undergraduate Pilot Training Student, Sheppard Air Force Base, TX
2. Feb – Apr 2001, Student, Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, 49th Fighter Squadron, Moody AFB, GA
3. Apr – Oct 2001, F-15C Student Pilot, 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall AFB, FL
4. Nov 2001 – Oct 2004, F-15C Instructor Pilot/Mission Commander, 390th FS, Mountain Home AFB, ID
5. Oct 2004 – Jun 2005, F-15C IP/Academic Instructor, 325th Operations Support Squadron, Tyndall AFB, FL
6. Jun – Dec 2005, Student, USAF Weapons School, 433rd Weapons Squadron, Nellis AFB, NV
7. Dec 2005 – May 2006, Weapons Officer, 2d FS, Tyndall AFB, FL
8. May 2006 – Jun 2008, F-15C IP Weapons Instructor Course, 433rd WS, Nellis AFB, NV
9. Jun – Aug 2008, F-22A Transition Course, 43rd FS, Tyndall AFB, FL
10. Aug 2008 – Aug 2011, F-22A IP Weapons Instructor Course, 433rd WS, Nellis AFB, NV
11. Aug 2011 – Dec 2014, Weapons Officer, 302d FS, JBER, AK
12. Dec 2014 – Apr 2017, Director of Operations, 302d FS, JBER, AK
13. Apr 2017 – Jul 2018, Chief of Standardization-Evaluation, 477th Fighter Group, JBER, AK
14. Jul 2018 – Oct 2020, Commander, 477th Operations Support Flight, JBER, AK
15. Oct 2020 – Nov 2022, Commander, 302d FS, JBER, AK
16. Nov 2022 – May 2023, Special Assistant to the Commander, 477th FG, JBER, AK
17. May 2023 – Present, Deputy Commander, 477th FG, JBER, AK