Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

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Jacqueline D. "Jackie"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  
Birthplace:  Arlington Heights / Illinois
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Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1997
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 05.06.1998

Additional information

Colonel, USAF; Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1988; USAF Test Pilot School, Edwards AFB, California, 1994; Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fresno, California, 1996; at the time of selection stationed at Edwards AFB, California; Master of Military Arts and Sciences, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 1999; Master of Strategic Studies, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 2004; semi finalist in NASA group 17 selection; January 2002 - July 2003 384th Air Refueling Squadron commander at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas; July 2004 - April 2007 Chief, Standards Branch then Chief, Joint Operations Division, Operations and Plans Directorate, United States Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois; since April 2007 Vice Commander, 12th Flying Training Wing, Randolph AFB, Texas.

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